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The Blackwater Lightship, Paperback / softback Book

The Blackwater Lightship Paperback / softback


Set in Ireland in the 1990s, Colm Toibin's The Blackwater Lightship tells the story of the Devereux family.

Dora Devereux, her daughter Lily and her granddaughter Helen - have come together after years of strife and reached an uneasy truce.

Helen's adored brother Declan is dying. Two friends join him and the women in a crumbling old house by the sea, where the six of them, from different generations and with different beliefs, must listen and come to terms with one another.


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