The Singing-Men at Cashel (1936)

Author: Austin Clarke

Book ID: 67139

Price: 195.00

The Singing-Men at Cashel. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1936. First Edition. Publisher’s green cloth boards, lettered in black. Worn along spine, dust soiling to covers, contents pages in fine bright condition.

Ex Libris Bethel Solomons. Portion of original pictorial dust jacket pasted to rear endpapers.

The novel is set in tenth century Ireland and tells the story of Gormlai, a scholar and poet of some renown. The novel recounts her three marriages, each one different in their own way. It was an extended treatment of the conflict between rigid Catholicism and individual freedom.

Austin Clarke’s second novel, it was banned by the Censorship of Publications Board (Ireland) on publication. 

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