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Author Name:    MEAGHER, John Mary

Title:   Bluebell in a Quarry

Publisher:    Ahymsa Publishing, 1999, ISBN:0968523501 

Seller ID:   40553

MEAGHER, John Mary. A Bluebell in a Quarry (Corpus Christi On the Eve of the Third Millenium). (Moncton, NB: Ahymsa Publishing, 1999). Pp. (10),9-264,(4). 8vo, ill. brown card covers. "'A Bluebell in a Quarry' is the story ofa schoolboy, Seamus Ryan B., and Packie Coman, a travelling fiddler. Set i n Tipperary, Ireland of the 1950'ss, Seamus B. strives to find himself amidthe religious ambitions of his elders, and a rapid patriotic culture. Pack ie, Seamus B's unlikely mentor, strives to redeem his guilt, by fulfilling a promise he made the night of Seamus B's birth. The novel is not only a conflict of characters but also a conflict of ideas. Through an examination of the I.R.A., and God's summation of the last two thousand years of Christianity, the novel challenges the Irish understanding of history and Christianity." - from the second leaf. Front flyleaf removed, else very good. 10.00


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