Reading in the Dark Summary
Seamus Deane

Everything you need to understand or teach Reading in the Dark by Seamus Deane.

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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
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Reading in the Dark Summary

Reading in the Dark is the personal account of the boy narrator's childhood and youth in 1940s and 1950s Northern Ireland. The boy's Catholic family has associations with the Irish Liberation Army (IRA) and through his telling of the family's story we learn how politics and wider events can have deeply wounding effects on individuals and their personal relationships.

The storyline centers on the mystery surrounding the boy's Uncle Eddie, his...

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