Without My Cloak (Paperback)

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By Kate O'Brien, Freda Bone (Illustrator), Desmond Hogan (Introduction by)
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This is book number 233 in the Virago Modern Classics series.


When Anthony Considine creeps into Mellick town with a stolen horse in 1789, it sets the destiny of his family for decades to come. By the 1850s, through thrift and hard work, his son Honest John has made the Considines a leading Mellick family. With his father's money, John's son Anthony builds a grand country house for his wife and children - but especially for his youngest son Denis, who he adores, little knowing that one day Denis will threaten the toil of generations with his love for a peasant girl . . .

About the Author

Kate O'Brien (1897-1974), one of Ireland's greatest and best-loved writers, was born in Limerick. As well as writing plays, travel and biography, she published nine wonderful novels.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781844083145
ISBN-10: 1844083144
Publisher: Virago Press (UK)
Publication Date: July 6th, 2006
Pages: 469
Language: English
Series: Virago Modern Classics