All Our Yesterdays Themes & Social Concerns

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Although Robert Parker has become A famous and wealthy with his Spenser series, he has also published three other works of fiction not strictly crime novels nor featuring Spenser. Wilderness (1979), Love and Glory (1983), and All Our Yesterdays (1994). While the earlier non-Spenser books were modest affairs, All Our Yesterdays is a big, sprawling family-saga, which begins in 1920 and runs to the present and involves three generations of the family's of Conn Sheridan, one time I.R.A. gunman, and Hadley Winslow, wife of a Boston tycoon, who have a brief affair the consequences of which take almost seventy-five years to resolve.

The narrative begins in Ireland during "the troubles," where young and reckless Conn Sheridan, an I.R.A. captain, is wounded during a raid on a country police station and is sent to Dublin to recuperate where he is nursed by Hadley Winslow, whose Irish-American husband is...

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