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The Quiet End Of Evening

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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published April 6th 1972 by Methuen Publishing Ltd (first published January 1st 1972)
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Donna Girouard
Jan 21, 2015 Donna Girouard rated it did not like it
I've read some reviews of this book, and evidently I'm in the minority of readers who do not appreciate this English author's parody of Ireland and the Irish. Far from charming, Tracy's characters are paranoid, perpetually drunk, inept, ineffectual, lazy, conniving, dim-witted, and every other Irish stereotype ever imagined. Although the English characters are far from perfect, their shortcomings are seen only through the eyes of the biased Irish rather than as fact.

I wonder: what would the publ
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Honor Tracy is the pseudonym of Lilbush Wingfield, who was a British writer, born at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Tracy joined the British Women's Auxiliary Air Force from 1939 to 1941, working in the intelligence département, then she was attached to the British Ministry of Information during the Second World War, from 1941 to 1945, as a Japanese specialist. She worked for The Observer newspaper as
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