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'Tired of walking in the dream I have returned to the country where I was born half a century ago' - The Higgins family is now dispersed; the third son of four brothers is himself the father of three sons in a family also dispersed, and our author 'looking for the quietness that Julian Sorel found in prison. ' he finds this problematical peace, sharing a bungalow near Brittas in Co Wicklow in an awkward two year tenancy with a school mistress with back back trouble. DOG DAYS is an account of those two years, with flashbacks to previous diaries that reveal a murky Dublin of whores and Provo killing, a raindrenched Connemara.

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  • Dog Days
    Aidan Higgins

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    9781446467305

    April 30, 2011

    Vintage Digital

    304 pages

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  • Dog Days
    Aidan Higgins

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    9780099274926

    October 15, 1999

    Vintage

    304 pages

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