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- ISBN: 0905473892
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- Author: Dorothy Nelson
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- Publisher: Wolfhound Press; New edition edition (1985)
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In Night's City by. Dorothy Nelson
In Night's City by. Dorothy Nelson.
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In Night's City (Irish L. .has been added to your Basket. Never going home - a lyrical, impressionistic novel dissecting the effects of the past. On the night of a man's death, two women unravel the cruelties of their lives together and look to build a future from the ashes of the past
In Night's City (Irish L. On the night of a man's death, two women unravel the cruelties of their lives together and look to build a future from the ashes of the past. A husband and father lies dying in the night. By his side: his crushed and thwarted wife, Esther; and Sara, her corrupted daughter. Esther, paralysed by her complicity in her daughter's suffering, can only look back across the years of cruelty and abuse, picking over the events and choices that have led them both to this evening.
Published by Dalkey Archive Press. On the night of a father’s death, two women remember. Dorothy Nelson’s first book to be published in the United. Esther, the wife denied, and Sara, her corrupted daughter, look back at the father’s overwhelming cruelty and ahead to their freedom from him. Finally liberated from his terrible physical and emotional abuse, they must decide whether they will accept new possibilities or conform to old values. The darkness, no matter how black, is not complete: I don’t hate being a woman, Sara tells herself.
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Irish writer Dorothy Nelson’s short novel In Night’s City is the story of a family in which love and abuse can never be uncoiled. First published in Ireland in 1982, the book is now being released in the United States as part of the Dalkey Archive Press’s Irish Literature Series (which also includes Nelson’s second novel, Tar and Feathers). Short and harrowing, In Night’s City opens on the night of the father’s death and ends the night of his funeral. It is the story of the women of the family: Sara and her mother Esther. From the first page we know that Sara has been physically abused by her.
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Dorothy Wright Nelson (born September 30, 1928) is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Education and career. Federal judicial service. Supreme Court consideration.
1983: Dorothy Nelson, In Night's City (novel). 1985: Frank McGuinness, Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme (play). 1987: Deirdre Madden, Hidden Symptoms (novel). 1988: Glenn Patterson, Burning Your Own (novel). 1989: Robert McLiam Wilson, Ripley Bogle (novel).
On the night of a father's death, two women remember. Esther, the wife denied, and Sara, her corrupted daughter, look back at the father's overwhelming cruelty and ahead to their freedom from him. Finally liberated from his terrible physical and emotional abuse, they must decide whether they will accept new possibilities or conform to old values. The darkness, no matter how black, is not complete: "I don't hate being a woman," Sara tells herself. "I don't." Beautifully written and remarkably powerful, In Night's City extends the tradition of the lyrical, impressionistic Irish novel, turning it to the hard-edged story of two women's attempt to escape a terrifying past.