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On the Bright Road
Intensly dense and full of descriptions of nature and self, this book studies a dying man from the point of view of the dying man. The book narrates the man's attempt to reach the past. Cathal Kerr begins his journey by trying to figure out how he wants to spend his last days. After learning he has a terminal disease, he runs away from "cash and nooky land", leaving his wife so he can live alone in their summer cottage among the back woods in Wales. ...