One is Always Too Good to Women. An Irish Novel by Sally Mara

One is Always Too Good to Women. An Irish Novel by Sally Mara Raymond Queneau

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With a woman aboard, there’s trouble ahead. And what about a barricaded post office of Dublin, yet British, when it was occupied by rebels, ready to give their lives for the freedom of Ireland, and meanwhile a young British postwoman lurked in the toilet room? Without her, all of this would be simple: the brave Irish guys would shoot in the British, and so would beat their path to glory… But now their names should be not on the front page of the world history, but only on the pages of a mystification by Raymond Queneau (1903–1976), a writer, translator, essayist, the member of the Goncourt Academy.

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Product code: 00210

ISBN: 978-617-664-158-2

Publish year: 2019

Genre: Fiction literature

Age categories: Adult

Cover: Hardcover

Size: 17×12 см



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Between Eros and Thanatos

Posted by Bohdan Pastukh

April 5, 2019

The heroic struggle of the Irish for their independence, their stubbornness, their desperateness, and their ingenuity cannot but fascinate. In a variety of arts, from poetry to cinema, numerous strong works has been created. Suffice is to mention the film Hunger of the director Steve McQueen, or Ken Loach’s movie The Wind That Shakes the Barley, or the poem by William Butler Yeats Easter, 1916… In the named works, the tension of feelings, the tumultuous rhythm of life that does not go on in certain heroes, but is being broken off, makes them very affecting, seriously great.

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