4 edition of Scenes from a receding past found in the catalog.
Scenes from a receding past
|LC Classifications||PR6058.I34 S3|
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|Pagination||204 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||204|
|LC Control Number||77377014|
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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 /5(8).
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.
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 is a masterpiece from one of.
Genre/Form: Romance fiction Fiction Bildungsromans Love stories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Higgins, Aidan, Scenes from a receding past.
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Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Aidan Higgins. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: 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 sexual experiences, and his brother’s mental breakdown.
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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Aidan Higgins is the author of Langrishe, Go Down (), Scenes from a Receding Past (), Bornholm Night Ferry (), Helsingor Station and Other Departures (, ), and The Ronda Gorge and Other Precipices (, ). His new novel, Lions of the Grunewald, will be published this summer by Seeker & Warburg.
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