The Big Chapel ePUB Ü The Big Epub /

The Big Chapel ePUB Ü The Big Epub / The Big Chapel was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and winner of the Guardian Fiction Prize It is a novel about a man, a family and a town Basing his work upon a notorious clerical scandal of Victorian Ireland, Thomas Kilroy has written an anatomy of religious violence that remains relevantIn scenes that range from the private and lyrical to the pan.



The Big Chapel was shortlisted for theBooker Prize and winner ofthe Guardian Fiction Prize It is a novel about a man, a family and a town Basing his work upon a notorious clerical scandal of Victorian Ireland, Thomas Kilroy has written an anatomy of religious violence that remains relevantIn scenes that range from the private and lyrical to the panorama of a whole community in convulsion he draws upon a deep knowledge of the history and folklore of nineteenth century Ireland While there is a great deal of humour in The Big Chapel it is, finally, a work of grave tragic proportionsIt is the characters however that remain longest in the memory Father Lannigan, the anguished demagogue, the man haunted by the implications of his own revolution Emerine Scully, a man unable to choose, at a time when all men are faced by choice And Horace Percy Butler, landlord and amateur scientist, a comic, tragic character who is quite unlike anyone else in Irish fiction The novel is punctuated with extracts from Butler s journal which is itself a remarkable tour de force