A NovelBook - 2005
Listen as author Charles Foran discusses the history and context behind the writing of Carolan's Farewell in this series of exclusive videos .Based on the life of Terence Carolan, a legendary blind composerand harper who travelled the 18th-century Irish countryside, Carolan'sFarewell is gifted writer Charles Foran's most luminous--and mischievous--novelyet. It is 1737, and the ailing Carolan, having completed an arduous pilgrimage,is returning home across a famine-ravaged Ireland. By his side is Owen Connor,his faithful companion. Master and servant, they are like Don Quixote and SanchoPanza, friends to the end.
A tender, funny, sad and utterly delightful storywith priceless dialogue on every page, Carolan's Farewell is anote-perfect read.