Amongst Women by John McGahern
Amongst Women is a novel by the Irish author John McGahern (1934-2006). The novel tells the story of Michael Moran, a bitter, ageing Irish Republican Army (IRA) veteran, and his tyranny over his wife and children, who both love and fear him. It is McGahern's best known novel and is considered his masterpiece. It was shortlisted for the 1990 Booker Prize and won the Irish Times/Aer Lingus Literary Award in 1991.
The 1344th greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 8th on Top 10 British, Irish or Commonwealth Novels from 1980 to 2005 (The Observer)
- - 71st on In Which These Are the 100 Greatest Novels (ThisRecording.com)