Goosefoot

Goosefoot Patrick McGinley is able to do what few novelists can write stories and characters that are drenched in place specifically rural Ireland and yet totally devoid of cheap sentimentality His landscape

  • Title: Goosefoot
  • Author: Patrick McGinley
  • ISBN: 9780140068153
  • Page: 472
  • Format: Paperback
  • Patrick McGinley is able to do what few novelists can write stories and characters that are drenched in place specifically, rural Ireland , and yet totally devoid of cheap sentimentality His landscapes have the edgy, ludicrous beauty of a dream unstable and prone to capsize into nightmare.

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    2 thoughts on “Goosefoot

    1. Patrick McGinley Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Goosefoot book, this is one of the most wanted Patrick McGinley author readers around the world.

    2. First words that come to mind in describing this book: weird, odd, creepy. This is not a mystery, much less a cozy mystery. It is more of a "coming of age" psychological drama of a young woman in Ireland who decides to move from a farm to Dublin, the big city. She becomes involved in a world of sex, adultery, drinking, gambling, and murder. ***Caution to minors: there are three scenes involving graphic descriptions of the sex act, so be prepared.*** The murder is not really central to the story [...]

    3. The story opens with Patricia Teeling at a crossroads in her life. She has just finished off an agricultural degree, which her very simpatico Uncle Lar has done most of the funding for. Lar of course wants her to take over his very shipshape farm, but Patricia wants to try city life and sow some wild oats before she settles down, almost certainly for life. So she quickly finds a teaching job in Dublin, leaving the Irish midlands behind.And there her troubles begin.My full blog post is

    4. My main problem with this book is that it is categorized as a mystery and it is not at all a mystery. Instead, it is a novel about a girl from the countryside who moves to Dublin and hangs out with a bunch of people who engage in non-stop literary badinage and are all obsessed with sex, even though nobody ever actually has sex. Which probably explains why they're obsessed with it. Then at the end the protagonist does something so stupid she immediately entered my Most Stupid Characters Ever hall [...]

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