The Bodhran Makers: A Novel of Ireland, by John B. Keane
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This powerful and poignant novel provides John B. Keane with a passport to the highest levels of Irish literature.-Irish Press. ""At once a rueful elegy to a vanished spirit and a comic celebration.""-Publishers Weekly. ""Furious, raging, passionate and very, very funny.""-Boston Globe. ""Told with a vigour and vivacity which keep the attention riveted.""-The Irish Times. ""Sly, funny, heart-rending... Keane writes lyrically; recommended.""-Library Journal. ""A riveting read.""-Belfast Telegraph. ""The Bodhran Makers is a tale that goes straight to the heart - the heart of the reader as well as the heart of the matter. Keane gets beneath the skin of Irish culture, past and present, and provides a view tourists will never see""-Bloomsbury Review. The first and the best novel from one of Ireland`s best-loved writers, a moving and telling portrayal of a rural community in the `50s, a poverty-stricken people who never lost their dignity.