A BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice Shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards 2016Shortlisted for the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award 2017Longlisted for the John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 20171950.
A teenage girl is brutally murdered in a forest. But, somehow, her baby survives.1976. A mysterious and charming young man returns to the remote coastal village of Mulderrig, seeking answers about the mother who, it was said, had abandoned him on the steps of a Dublin orphanage.With the help of its oldest and most eccentric inhabitant, he will force the village to give up its ghosts.
Nothing, not even the dead, can stay buried forever.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 368 pages
- Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/06/2017
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781782118480
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