The Story Of The Night

The Story Of The Night

Tóibín, Colm

Editorial Picador
Fecha de edición mayo 1999

Idioma inglés

EAN 9780330340182
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Resumen del libro

Richard Garay lives alone with his mother, hiding his sexuality from her and from those around him. Stifled by a job he despises, he finds himself willing to take considerable risks. Set in Argentina in a time of great change, "The Story of the Night" is a powerful and moving novel about a man who, as the Falklands War is fought and lost, finds his own way to emerge into the world.""The Story of the Night" is, in the end, a love story of the most serious and difficult kind. Toibin has told it with profound artistry and truth." - Tobias Wolff. "Nobody before Toibin has made such honesty stand so clearly for political and personal integrity...In each of his first three novels, he has invented a strong central character, but Garay is by far his most memorable" - Edmund White, "Sunday Times". "A remarkable achievement...The ease, the fluidity, the economy, the precision of Toibin's masterly prose make this novel sheer pleasure to read" - Norman Thomas di Giovanni, "The Times".

Biografía del autor

Colm Tóibín was born in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford in 1955 and educated at University College Dublin.<br><br>He is the author of five novels: The South, (1990) winner of The Irish Times Literature Prize in 1991; The Heather Blazing, winner of the Encore Award for the best second novel in 1992; The Story of the Night (1997); The Blackwater Lightship (1999), shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize; and The Master (2004), shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and winner of the Los Angeles Times Novel of the Year and the Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger in France; and The Testament of Mary (2012), shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2013.<br><br>Tóibín's books have been translated into 25 languages.<br>




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