A Very Private Gentleman: A Novel

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Freda Laughton (date of death unknown) was born in Bristol in 1907 and moved to Co. Boxty bread, a potato bread marked with a cross, is still eaten by some on Halloween or the eve of All Saint's Day. As the economic situation worsened, landlords who had the legal power to do so, evicted their Irish tenant farmers, filling the workhouses with poor, underfed, and diseased human beings who were destined to die. The result is a study that demonstrates why the pastoral elegy is still a flourishing and dynamic form in contemporary British and Irish poetry.

Pages: 288

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books; Reprint edition (February 1, 2005)

ISBN: B000FC0YUE

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