Votre compte

Ghost Light


A powerful and deeply moving masterpiece about love, partings and reconciliation from the international bestselling author of Star of the Sea

'A virtuoso display of literary talent...brimming with sympathy and skill' Irish Times

Dublin, 1907. A young actress begins an affair with a damaged older man, the leading playwright at the theatre where she works.

Outspoken and flirtatious, Molly Allgood is a Catholic girl from the slums of Dublin, dreaming of stardom in America. Her lover, John Synge, is a troubled genius, whose life is hampered by convention and by the austere and God-fearing mother with whom he lives. Their affair, sternly opposed by friends and family, is quarrelsome, affectionate and tender.

Many years later, Molly, now a poverty-stricken old woman, makes her way through London's bomb-scarred city streets, alone but for a snowdrift of memories. Her once dazzling career has faded but her unquenchable passion for life has kept her afloat.
'Masterful in its management of re-imagined lives and the time they inhabit' Financial Times

8,96 €
?

Ebook protégé

L’éditeur de ce livre a choisi de protéger ce fichier avec la technologie Adobe DRM.

Pour lire ce livre ou le charger sur votre support de lecture, un logiciel propriétaire est nécessaire. En savoir plus.

Vérifier la compatibilité de vos supports

Vous aimerez aussi

Fiche détaillée de “Ghost Light”

Fiche technique

  • Auteur : Joseph O'Connor
  • Éditeur : Vintage Digital
  • Date de parution : 14/12/10
  • EAN : 9781446435755
  • Format : ePub
  • Nombre de pages: 272
  • Protection : Contenu protégé

Résumé

A powerful and deeply moving masterpiece about love, partings and reconciliation from the international bestselling author of Star of the Sea

'A virtuoso display of literary talent...brimming with sympathy and skill' Irish Times

Dublin, 1907. A young actress begins an affair with a damaged older man, the leading playwright at the theatre where she works.

Outspoken and flirtatious, Molly Allgood is a Catholic girl from the slums of Dublin, dreaming of stardom in America. Her lover, John Synge, is a troubled genius, whose life is hampered by convention and by the austere and God-fearing mother with whom he lives. Their affair, sternly opposed by friends and family, is quarrelsome, affectionate and tender.

Many years later, Molly, now a poverty-stricken old woman, makes her way through London's bomb-scarred city streets, alone but for a snowdrift of memories. Her once dazzling career has faded but her unquenchable passion for life has kept her afloat.
'Masterful in its management of re-imagined lives and the time they inhabit' Financial Times

Biographie de Joseph O'Connor

Avis des internautes


Aucun commentaire n'a été posté sur ce livre.

Ajouter votre commentaire