Following Darkness

Following Darkness By Forrest Reid Andrew Doyle, Following Darkness A masterpiece E M Forster A strange sinister and unforgettable story Manchester Guardian Forrest Reid has beautiful rhythmical prose a true and permanent voice John McGahern None of our contempora
  • Title: Following Darkness
  • Author: Forrest Reid Andrew Doyle
  • ISBN: 9781939140531
  • Page: 232
  • Format: Paperback
  • Following Darkness By Forrest Reid Andrew Doyle, A masterpiece E M Forster A strange, sinister, and unforgettable story Manchester Guardian Forrest Reid has beautiful, rhythmical prose, a true and permanent voice John McGahern None of our contemporaries can describe childhood and youth as truly as he does V S Pritchett When Following Darkness first appeared in 1912, critics did not A masterpiece E M Forster A strange, sinister, and unforgettable story Manchester Guardian Forrest Reid has beautiful, rhythmical prose, a true and permanent voice John McGahern None of our contemporaries can describe childhood and youth as truly as he does V S Pritchett When Following Darkness first appeared in 1912, critics did not know what to make of it Sentimental novels of childhood and adolescence were popular in the Victorian and Edwardian eras, but here was something completely new in English fiction, a book that explored a teenager s thoughts and emotions with unflinching honesty One leading critic denounced the novel s protagonist Peter Waring as a subject for the pathologist rather than the novelist, an evil character who unutterably disgusts , and the book s allusions to Peter s sexual awakening and his rejection of Christ disturbed contemporary readers Following Darkness is the story of sixteen year old Peter s conflict with his staunchly religious father, whose religion and values Peter rejects with contempt, his burgeoning friendship with Owen Gill, and his growing passion for Katherine Dale With keen psychological insight, Reid creates in Peter a complex and fascinating character morally ambiguous, deeply flawed, snobbish, conceited and selfish, yet ultimately sympathetic Acclaimed as a masterpiece by E.M Forster and a possible influence on Joyce s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man 1916 , Following Darkness was unlike any novel that had preceded it, and it remains one of Forrest Reid s most interesting works This first ever republication of the novel includes a new introduction by Andrew Doyle.
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    1. Forrest Reid Andrew Doyle

      Forrest Reid was an Irish novelist, literary critic and translator He was, along with Hugh Walpole and J.M Barrie, a leading pre war British novelist of boyhood He is still acclaimed as the greatest of Ulster novelists and was recognised with the award of the 1944 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel Young Tom.

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