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Confessions of a Young Man
George A. Moore
publisher: Querido, Amsterdam, 1888



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'See the young man of refined mind in a ball room! He is leaning against the woodwork in a distant doorway, he scarcely knows what to do with himself; and he is now striving to interest himself in the conversation of a group of men twice his age. I will not say he is shunned; but neither the matrons nor the young girls make any advances towards him. The young girls looking so sweet - in the oneness of their fresh hair, flowers, dresses, and glances - are being introduced, are getting up to dance, and the hostess is looking round for partners.'

- George Moore


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BOOKS BY GEORGE A. MOORE:

Confessions of a Young Man
1888
A fictionalized autobiographical account of the author's days in Paris.
Esther Waters
1894
A naturalistic Zola-esque tale about a servant girl who becomes pregnant and then marries an irresponsible gambler.
The Untilled Field
1903
Moore wrote these landmark short stories in the 1890s with an eye to honoring the culture and language of Ireland. However, they were not embraced by the Gaelic League. These stories were, on the other hand, in part responsible for the reinvigoration of Irish literature that followed their publication.
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