The Gates (1973)
Book ID: 67486
The Gates. London: Hamilton, 1973. First Edition. A nice bright copy in pictorial dust jacket.
The second novel by one of Ireland’s best-loved writers.
Minnie McMahon, aged 16, returns home to Ireland, where she is in the care of her elderly uncle, “The Major”, and his forthright housekeeper, Ivy. Having completed her “expensive education” in England it is now time to decide what she wants to do with the rest of her life.