A Home at the End of the World: A Novel by Michael Cunningham

By Michael Cunningham

From Michael Cunningham, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of The Hours, comes this largely praised novel of 2 boyhood neighbors: Jonathan, lonely, introspective, and uncertain of himself; and Bobby, hip, darkish, and inarticulate. In ny after collage, Bobby strikes in with Jonathan and his roommate, Clare, a veteran of the city's erotic wars. Bobby and Clare fall in love, scuttling the plans of Jonathan, who's homosexual, to father Clare's baby. Then, whilst Clare and Bobby have a child, the 3 movement to a small residence upstate to elevate "their" baby jointly and, with a wierd good friend, Alice, create a brand new type of relatives. A domestic on the finish of the World masterfully depicts the charged, fragile relationships of city lifestyles today.

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The next day we saw Daly again, and he said, ‘I walked home with the old man last night, he was afraid to go by himself. He pointed out to me on the way home a graveyard where he got a great beating from them one night. He had a drop too much taken, after a funeral, and he went there to gather the plant, and gathered it wrong, and they came and punished him, that his head is not the better of it ever since. He told me the way he knows, in the gathering of the plant, what is wrong with the person that is looking for a cure.

Title. III. Series: Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. Works. 1989; v. 10. PR5900. A2F56 1989 vol. 808] 99-16533 CIP ISBN 0-684-80727-0 eISBN: 978-1-451-60302-6 CONTENTS Editor’s Preface Abbreviations Later Articles and Reviews 1. Noble and Ignoble Loyalties The United Irishman, 21 April 1900 2. Irish Fairy Beliefs The Speaker, 14 July 1900 3. Irish Witch Doctors The Fortnightly Review, September 1900 4. Irish Language and Irish Literature The Leader, 1 September 1900 5. A Postscript to a Forthcoming Book of Essays by Various Writers All Ireland Review, 1 December 1900 6.

With the exception of the programme published in the Listener, textual authority for this body of work begins with Yeats’s manuscripts, his typescripts, and his emendations, and incorporates information from the BBC file copies and notes on ‘programmes as broadcast’, as well as Yeats’s notes on the file copies where it can be established that they were those from which he read. Wherever possible, the text is established from a recording of the actual broadcast. The interpolation of the several textual sources is indicated in the notes to each programme.

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