What happens to a marriage when a husband is responsible for his son's death? Julia, whose son dies in such circumstances, flees to Ireland to stay with her father-in-law. There she discovers the dark secrets of her husband's family and learns how tragedy is passed on from generation to generation.
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Kate O'Riordan was born and brought up in Ireland. A playwright and a screenwriter as well as a novelist, she has had several plays performed in London theatres, and is currently writing a screenplay of her first novel Involved (Flamingo 1995) for HTV.Review:
'The Boy in the Moon confirms O'Riordan's status as a writer of wit, originality and delicacy who can surprise and delight at every turn.' Sunday Tribune 'A pacy, thriller-like plot... the characters are vivid and the observations tartly accurate.' Irish Times 'Exquisitely spare in execution, this is a haunting examination of human strength and frailty.' Time Out
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Book Description Flamingo, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110002255553