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Scenes from a receding past

Aidan Higgins

Scenes from a receding past

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Published by Calder in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Teenage boys -- Fiction.,
    • Young men -- Fiction.,
    • Ireland -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAidan Higgins.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6058.I34 S3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination204 p. ;
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4613131M
      ISBN 100714535567
      LC Control Number77377014


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They are pieces of distant life that have no form or meaning"--Scenes from a Receding Past constructs the adolescence and early adulthood of Dan Ruttle out of a variety of scenes and reminiscences about his life in Ireland, his time in a Catholic school, his first 4/5(1).

Calling to mind Joyce's Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man for Dan Ruttle's love-hate relationship with Ireland and the stylistic innovations employed by Higgins, Scenes from a Receding Past /5(9). The second half of the book centers around his relationship with his future wife Olivia, her past, and her former lovers.

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The second half of the book centers around his relationship with his future wife Olivia. Scenes from a Receding Past. London: Calder, First Edition.

Pp, Brown cloth boards, in pictorial dust jacket. A very good copy. Inscribed by the Author on title-page. Higgin's fourth work of fiction, which interleaves with his preceding novel Balcony of Europe, published in Higgins, Scenes from a Receding Past, Henceforth cited parenthetically in the text as SRP.

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