The Dark (McGahern novel)

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The Dark
John McGahern - The Dark.jpg
First edition cover
Author John McGahern
Country Ireland
Language English
Publisher Faber and Faber
Publication date
Media type Print (hardback, paperback)
Pages 191 pages (paperback)

The Dark is the second novel by Irish writer John McGahern, published in 1965.

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The Dark is set in Ireland's rural north-west, and it focuses on an adolescent and his emerging sexuality, as seen through the lens of the strained and complex relationship he has with his father, Mahoney.


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