The Blackwater Lightship Paperback / softback
by Colm Toibin
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.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: Pan Macmillan
- Publication Date: 14/04/2000
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780330389860