Tarry Flynn Paperback
Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series
He did not ask things to have a meaning or to tell a story.
To be was the only storyA semi-autobiographical novel from the author of The Green Fool and The Great HungerA man's mother can be a terrible burden sometimes.
For Tarry Flynn - poet, farmer and lover-from-afar of beautiful young virgins - the responsibility of family, farm, poetic inspiration and his own unyielding lust is a heavy one.
The only solution is to rise above all - or escape over the nearest horizon.
Patrick Kavanagh's Tarry Flynn is an idyllic and beautifully evocative account of life as it was lived in Ireland in the 1930s.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/09/2000
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780141183619
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