Fingal O'Reilly, Irish Doctor
Fans of Taylor's bestselling Irish Country novels know Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly as the irascible senior partner of a general practice in the colourful Irish village of Ballybucklebo. Newly married to his long-lost sweetheart, he's ready to settle into domestic bliss, but there's always something requiring his attention, be it a riding accident, a difficult patient with a worrisome heart condition, a spot of grouse-hunting, or even some tricky shenanigans at the local dog races.
The everyday complications of village life are very different from the challenges Fingal faced nearly thirty years earlier, when, fresh out of medical school, the young Dr. O'Reilly accepts a post at the Aungier Street Dispensary, tending to the impoverished denizens of Dublin's tenement slums. Yet even as he tries to make a difference, Fingal's tireless devotion to his patients may cost him his own true love. . . .
Shifting back and forth between the present and the past, Patrick Taylor's captivating Fingal O'Reilly brings to life both the green young man O'Reilly once was and the canny village doctor readers have come to know and admire.
- Paperback | 446 pages
- 137.16 x 208.28 x 33.02mm | 362.87g
- 07 Oct 2014
- New York
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"A spirited and compassionate story filled with pastoral Irish imagery, cheerful village life, and heartwarming romance." --Booklist on An Irish Country Wedding
"Taylor is a bang-up storyteller who captivates and entertains from the first word." --Publishers Weekly on An Irish Country Girl
"Patrick Taylor has become probably the most popular Irish-Canadian writer of all time." --The Globe and Mail
"Taylor masterfully charts the small victories and defeats of Irish village life." --Irish America Magazine
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