The Dancers Dancing

A powerful coming-of-age novel

Éilís Ní Dhuibhne

Date Published :
October 2007
Publisher :
Blackstaff Press
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ISBN : 9780856408601
Pages : 296
Dimensions : 7.8 X 5.1 inches
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It is 1972: a group of teenagers, some from Dublin, some from Derry, spend a month in the Donegal Gaeltacht, learning Irish language and culture. A brilliant critically acclaimed novel about growing up.

About The Author

Éilís Ní Dhuibhne was born in Dublin. She was educated at University College Dublin and has a BA in English and a PhD in Irish Folklore. She worked for many years as a librarian and archivist in the National Library of Ireland and now teaches on the MA for Creative Writing at University College Dublin and for the Faber Writing Academy. She is a member of Aosdána. The author of more than twenty books, including five collections of short stories, several novels, children’s books, plays and many scholarly articles and literary reviews, her work includes The Dancers Dancing, Fox Swallow Scarecrow and The Shelter of

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