Twice Booker Shortlisted Author Sebastian Barry Returns With A Sensational New Novel Set In Mid Th Century America, An Intensely Poignant Story Of Two Men And The Lives They Are Dealt Time Was Not Something Then We Thought Of As An Item That Possessed An Ending, But Something That Would Go On For Ever, All Rested And Stopped In That Moment Hard To Say What I Mean By That You Look Back At All The Endless Years When You Never Had That Thought I Am Doing That Now As I Write These Words In Tennessee I Am Thinking Of The Days Without End Of My Life And It Is Not Like That Now Having Signed Up For The US Army In The S, Aged Barely Seventeen, Thomas McNulty And His Brother In Arms, John Cole, Go On To Fight In The Indian Wars And, Ultimately, The Civil WarOrphans Of Terrible Hardships Themselves, They Find These Days To Be Vivid And Alive, Despite The Horrors They Both See And Are Complicit InMoving From The Plains Of The West To Tennessee, Sebastian Barry S Latest Work Is A Masterpiece Of Atmosphere And Language Both An Intensely Poignant Story Of Two Men And The Lives They Are Dealt, And A Fresh Look At Some Of The Most Fateful Years In America S Past, Days Without End Is A Novel Never To Be Forgotten
Sebastian Barry is an Irish playwright, novelist and poet He is noted for his dense literary writing style and is considered one of Ireland s finest writersBarry s literary career began in poetry before he began writing plays and novels In recent years his fiction writing has surpassed his work in the theatre in terms of success, having once been considered a playwright who wrote occasional novels.He has twice been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for his novels A Long Long Way 2005 and The Secret Scripture 2008 , the latter of which won the 2008 Costa Book of the Year and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize His 2011 novel On Canaan s Side was long listed for the Booker.
- 272 pages
- Days Without End
- Sebastian Barry
- 14 June 2019 Sebastian Barry