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The Lake

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Kindle Edition, 182 pages
Published (first published January 1st 1980)
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Chance Maree
First published in 1905, The Lake is a naturalist novel written by George Augustus Moore, who is often regarded as the first great modern Irish novelist, and whose work influenced the like of James Joyce, or specifically, James Joyce. --Thus says Wiki. I read the novel in that context, so as not to expect modern American literary or social explorations that I've come to love after reading, say, David Foster Wallace or Thomas Pynchon.

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no plot. lots of description. some interesting inner monologue of the priest.
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George Augustus Moore (24 February 1852 – 21 January 1933) was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist. Moore came from a Roman Catholic landed family who lived at Moore Hall in Carra, County Mayo. He originally wanted to be a painter, and studied art in Paris during the 1870s. There, he befriended many of the leading French artists and writers of the day.
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