|Birchwood (1973) [Novel]|
by John Banville
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(From the publisher):
I am therefore I think.
So starts John Banville's novel that centers around Gabriel Godkin and his return to his dilapidated family estate. After years away, Gabriel returns to a house filled with memories and despair. Delving deep into family secrets, a cold father, a tortured mother, an insane grandmother, Gabriel also recalls his first encounters with love and loss.
Original title: Birchwood
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Troubled Lives
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Ties That Bind→ Dysfunctional Families