The South

By Colm Toibin; Colm Taoibain
(Scribner Book Company, Paperback, 9781476704487, 240pp.)

Publication Date: October 30, 2012

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Description

In 1950, Katherine Proctor leaves Ireland for Barcelona, determined to escape her family and become a painter. There she meets Miguel, an anarchist veteran of the Spanish Civil War, and begins to build a life with him. But Katherine cannot escape her past, as Michael Graves, a fellow Irish émigré in Spain, forces her to reexamine all her relationships: to her lover, her art, and the homeland she only thought she knew.

The South is a novel of classic themes—of art and exile, and of the seemingly irreconcilable yearnings for love and freedom—to which Colm Tóibín brings a new, passionate sensitivity.




About the Author
The Irish author Colm Toibin s most recent novel, the bestselling Brooklyn, won the 2010 Costa Fiction Award.

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