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A Son Called Gabriel

by Damian McNicholl

  • 370 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by CDS Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8871119M
    ISBN 101593152310
    ISBN 109781593152314
    OCLC/WorldCa55626756

    Evoking a sense of time and place as compelling as Angela's Ashes and At Swim, Two Birds, Damian McNicholl's A Son Called Gabriel is a deeply felt and often funny coming-of-age novel that heralded the arrival of a striking new literary voice. A Son Called Gabriel A Novel (Book): McNicholl, Damian: Gabriel Harkin is the eldest of four children in a working-class family in s Northern Ireland, struggling through a loving, if often brutal, childhood. In the staunchly Catholic community to which Gabriel belongs, the strict rules for belief and behavior are clear. But his upbringing is marked by constant bullying by peers who prey.

    A Son Called Gabriel is a compelling and, I suspect, deeply personal account of a boy coming of age in Northern Ireland amid the violence and political strife of the s and 70s. I was moved by Gabriel's first-person accounts of struggles with family relationships and his own sexuality/5(19). Claire agrees and is turned into an old woman, and her son, named Gabriel (aka Gabe), is located. Beyond. In Beyond, Gabe is now a young man, with a power to see into other people's minds for a split second, called "veering." Gabe is also curious about his old home and his real ed by: Messenger.

    A Son Called Gabriel Damian McNicholl CDS Books (June ) (pp) In the s, the “troubles” were coming to a filthy head in Ulster. Bloody Sunday was a recent, open wound, slowly grinding down the ability of Catholics and Protestants to co-exist peacefully. Protestants were being awarded most of. Damien's book, A Son Called Gabriel, was chosen as one of Advocate magazine's summer reads. So some of you may have already read it. So, after digging around a bit and talking about the book with Joan, I became very interested in reading it.


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Set in the hills of Northern Ireland in the s and 70s, A Son Called Gabriel is a deeply felt and often funny coming-of-age novel that is ultimately unforgettable.

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I was moved by Gabriel's first-person accounts of struggles with family relationships and his own sexuality. Damian McNicholl was born and raised in Northern Ireland and worked as an attorney in New York City.

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Gabriel Harkin, the eldest. A Son Called Gabriel by Damian McNicholl Set in the hills of Northern Ireland in the s and 70s, A Son Called Gabriel is a deeply felt and often funny coming-of-age novel that is ultimately l Harkin, the eldest of four children in a working-class family, struggles through a loving yet often brutal childhood/5(30).

A SON CALLED GABRIEL Damian McNicholl, Author. CDS Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. The Moment of Truth; Buy this book An Ulster adolescent. Instead of announcing the news to kings or priests, Gabriel was sent to a young virgin named Mary.

The young woman had found favor with God and would be the mother of God’s Son. Gabriel told her: You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most : Alyssa Roat.

Click here to read reviewer Luan Gaines' take on A Son Called Gabriel. Irish literature is often stereotyped as downbeat, dense and depressing.

But Damian McNicholl’s A Son Called Gabriel shows us that there is a reason for that perception. The novel, set in Northern Ireland during the s and s, focuses on Gabriel Harkin, the oldest in a working-class family. Get this from a library. A son called Gabriel: a novel.

[Damian McNicholl] -- Gabriel Harkin is the eldest of four children in a working-class family in s Northern Ireland, struggling through a loving, if often brutal, childhood.

In the staunchly Catholic community to. Click here to read reviewer Amanda Cuda's take on A Son Called Gabriel. In a painful coming-of-age saga, young Gabriel Harkin grows from childhood to adolescence in s Ireland, restricted by a religion that condemns the very homosexuality he is confronting.

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Book A Son Called Gabriel – Damian McNicholl. Octo Overall I was completely underwhelmed until the last pages of the book. I think McNicholl did a great job portraying working class Northern Ireland and interlacing just enough of the political landscape to keep the focus on the main character and not the conflict, but I.

Format Book Published New York: Pegasus Books Ltd., Edition First Pegasus Books edition Language English ISBNDescription. Evoking a sense of time and place as compelling as Angela’s Ashes and At Swim, Two Birds, Damian McNicholl's A Son Called Gabriel is a deeply felt and often funny coming-of-age novel that heralded the arrival of a striking new literary voice.Son is the final entry in The Giver Quartet by Lois was preceded by Messenger, the third book of the book follows Claire, the mother of Gabriel, the baby seen in The Giver.The Bright and Morning Star is the personalization of the first concept of identity and ideal of personality conceived by the Creator Son and the local universe manifestation of the Infinite Spirit.

Going back to the early days of the local universe, before the union of the Creator Son and the Mother Spirit in the bonds of creative association, back to the times before the beginning of the.