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Set in the Northern Ireland of the s Cal tells the story of a young Catholic man living in a Protestant area For Cal some choices are devastatingly s Cal is a hard hitting compassionate story about a young Catholic man caught up in the sectarian strife of Northern Ireland in the 1970s It s a good psychological study of 19 year old Cal whose nauseous reaction to a brief stint working at an abattoir mirrors his increasing repulsion at the help he gives the Irish Republican Army with some of its terrorist operations Cal regrets his participation but is hemmed in by the intimidation of colleagues who keep dragging him back into the fight Alert plot points ahea

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Cal Author Bernard MacLaverty

E fear and violence of Ulster Cal is a haunting love story that unfolds in a land where tenderness and innocence can only flicker briefly in the dark This is a brilliantly constructed story set in the recent history of the Troubles that have beset the Irish peoples Everyone is real as is the action Cal s struggles are painful to read and the ending of this book is abrupt and yet one of the most dramatic of any book I have read The dilemmas and hardships Cal has to endure are tenderly expressed as he struggles to find his way in a country riven by sectarian violence and religious intolerance Great read

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Imple he can work in an abattoir that nauseates him or join the dole ueue he can brood on his past or plan a future with Marcella Springing out of th A bleak portrait of a young Catholic man Cal living with his father in a Protestant Housing Development in Northern Ireland Cal s life is one of poverty living on the dole and going nowhere fast Cal is involved on the fringes of the IRA but an act of violence wants him away from the conflictWell written but short novel of the conflict how the ties that bind you to an area people are difficult near impossible to walk away from A short novel that ends abruptly but is confronting Well worth a look at for this


5 thoughts on “Cal Author Bernard MacLaverty

  1. says:

    Cal is a hard hitting compassionate story about a young Catholic man caught up in the sectarian strife of Northern Ireland in the 1970s It s a good psychological study of 19 year old Cal whose nauseous reaction to a brief stint wor

  2. says:

    A bleak portrait of a young Catholic man Cal living with his father in a Protestant Housing Development in Northern Ireland Cal s life is one of poverty living on the dole and going nowhere fast Cal is involved on the fringes of the IRA but an act of violence wants him away from the conflictWell written but short novel of the conflict how the ties that bind you to an area people are difficult near impossible to

  3. says:

    This is a brilliantly constructed story set in the recent history of the Troubles that have beset the Irish peoples Everyone is real as is the

  4. says:

    As the son of Irish Immigrants I felt the sadness and frustration of Cal as he tries to make something of his life despite being tormented and harassed both by the British invaders and his own Irish peers Heartbreaking

  5. says:

    Interesting personal view of the difficult life for a young man during this time in history in Ireland Ends like there should be a seuel