Liz Cullingford leads discussion of 2004's The Master by Colm Tóibín
Wed, February 7, 2007 • 5:30 PM • Atwood Library in Parlin Hall (Room 300)
Tóibín, one of Ireland's most accomplished and beloved writers. The Master vividly imagines the life of novelist Henry James. It won the 2004 LA Times Fiction Prize, and was selected by the New York Times as one of the five best books of the year.
"The subtlety and empathy with which Tóibín inhabits James's psyche and captures the fleeting nuances of his world are beyond praise, and even the echoes of the master's style ring true. Far more than a stunt, this is a riveting...portr