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[Ebook] ➦ Cal ➥ Bernard MacLaverty – Crypto-world.pro Set in the Northern Ireland of the 1980’s Cal tells the story of a young Catholic man living in a Protestant area For Cal some choices are devastatingly simple he can work in an abattoir that nauseaSet in the Northern Ireland of the 1980’s Cal tells the story of a young Catholic man living in a Protestant area For Cal some choices are devastatin.

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PDF/EPUB Cal Kindle ✓ ↠ crypto world.pro Bernard MacLaverty was born in Belfast in 1942 and lived there until 1975 when he moved to Scotland with his wife Madeline and four children He has been a Medical Laboratory Technician a mature student a teacher of English and for two years in the mid eighties Writer in Residence at the University of AberdeenAfter living for a time in Edinburgh and the Isle of Islay he now lives in Glasgow

10 thoughts on “Cal

  1. Ingrid Ingrid says:

    PDF/EPUB Cal Kindle ✓ ↠ crypto world.pro Cal EpubIt's a depressing story about life in Northern Ireland in the '80's If a Catholic is living in a mainly Protestant area he's asking for trouble Cal tries to hold his own in the environment of the TroublesHad it been a film it would have been in black and white


  2. Cphe Cphe says:

    PDF/EPUB Cal Kindle ✓ ↠ crypto world.pro Cal EpubA bleak portrait of a young Catholic man Cal living with his father in a Protestant Housing Development in Northern Ireland Cal's life is one of poverty living on the dole and going nowhere fast Cal is involved on the fringes of the IRA but an act of violence wants him away from the conflictWell written but short novel of the conflict how the ties that bind you to an area people are difficult near impossible to walk away from A short novel that ends abruptly but is confronting Well worth a look at for this period in Ireland's troubl


  3. Jay Gertzman Jay Gertzman says:

    PDF/EPUB Cal Kindle ✓ ↠ crypto world.pro Cal EpubBernard Mac Laverty’s Cal is one of the best anti war novels I have read It is about a civil war the Catholics fighting for freedom from British rule Nationalists vs the Protestant Loyalists in northern Ireland with the Brit forces policing the cities where these “troubles” are taking their toll Americans are familiar with the fighting between friends and relatives who have chosen sides in the Union vs confederacy bloodbath In Cal we see how one’s own confederates are eually destructive to a decent


  4. Hans Hans says:

    PDF/EPUB Cal Kindle ✓ ↠ crypto world.pro Cal EpubThis is a very moving sensual love story between a young Catholic man and a widow about 9 years older than the man It is also about the deeds and regrets of the same young Catholic man in Northern Ireland during The Troubles Extremely well told


  5. Chrissie Chrissie says:

    PDF/EPUB Cal Kindle ✓ ↠ crypto world.pro Cal EpubCal the central character of this book is Catholic Living with his father in Ulster Northern Ireland in a Protestant housing estate during the 1980s their very existence is threatened They are not welcome They are sent menacing letters “Move get out this is your last warning” What is drawn is life in that era so glibly called by Brits “The Troubles” What if you are physically and emotionally drawn one way and your head in another? Say that person is not self assured a person


  6. Rob Twinem Rob Twinem says:

    PDF/EPUB Cal Kindle ✓ ↠ crypto world.pro Cal EpubThe mid 70's to early 80's was a time fraught with danger in Northern Ireland As an expat living and working in England I am well versed to understand the mindset of the various embattled groups that continued to carry on a war of attrition not only against the so called enemy police and army but eually against each other and if you happened to be of the wrong religion residing in the perceived wrong locality intimidation was an everyday occurrence Cal McCluskey and his dad are a catholic family living in a predominately protestant localityhe could not bear to look up and see the flutter of Union Jacks and now the red and white cross of the Ulster flag with it red hand Cal was often the target of insults taunting and intimidation but he tried to ignore picking up his Giro on a regular basis and hanging around street corners ripe pickings for paramilitary scouts So he helped with


  7. Book2Dragon Book2Dragon says:

    PDF/EPUB Cal Kindle ✓ ↠ crypto world.pro Cal EpubI read this uite a number of years ago but the plot has always stayed with me the mark of a good book generally The truth is I thought Neil Gaiman was the author and decided I had to look it up Well I was married to a Cal and that's why I picked up the book in the first place Tragic story during the Troubles in Northern Ireland Cal lives in a Protestant part of Northern Ireland and becomes enmeshed with the Catholic forces of the 70s and 80s It involves his meeting of someone who doesn't realize his past and falling in love with them Don't


  8. Rebecca Rebecca says:

    PDF/EPUB Cal Kindle ✓ ↠ crypto world.pro Cal EpubAs Catholics Cal McCluskey and his father are a rarity in their community and fear attacks on their home Resistant to join his father in working at the local abattoir Cal spends his days doing odd jobs and lurking around the public library – he has a crush on a married librarian named Marcella Aimless and impressionable he’s easily talked into acting as a driver for Crilly and Skeffington the kind of associates who have gotten him branded as “Fenian scum” The novella reflects on the futility of cycles of violence “If you’re not part of the solution you’re part of the probl


  9. Nigeyb Nigeyb says:

    PDF/EPUB Cal Kindle ✓ ↠ crypto world.pro Cal EpubI read Cal 1983 by Bernard MacLaverty for my book groupLast year I read and loved Milkman 2018 by Anna Burns which is a highly original take on the Troubles in Northern Ireland and one of the best books I have ever read Cal is also set in the Troubles and is a bleak portrait of Cal a young Catholic man who lives with his father in a Protestant area He's on the fringes of the IRA however after participating in political violence he is trying to distance himself from them Sadly his options are very limited and this novel gives the reader an insight into a grim predicament along with a tantalising glimpse of what might have beenCal is a short and powerful novel but its abrupt ending left me wanting Ultimately it felt a bit inconseuential and a bit of a missed opportunity particularly when compared with Milkman which makes


  10. Alan Alan says:

    PDF/EPUB Cal Kindle ✓ ↠ crypto world.pro Cal EpubI like McLaverty's writing a lot This is the first one I read I thought I'd put it on GR but apparently not A tense superior novel set in Northern Ireland during the troubles in the 70s Try his stories recently read 'Matters of Life and Death' which has two great stories it I don't know how to put links in or italics come to that


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