Farrell hated P.J. Browne on sight. When he fell in love with Browne's daughter he hated him even more. Grace is beautiful, vulnerable, sophisticated and way out of Farrell's league. He woos and wins her, but each of them has old ghosts which refuse to lie down.
Farrell hated P J Browne on sight. When he fell in love with Browne's daughter he hated him even more. Grace is beautiful, vulnerable, sophisticated and way out of Farrell's league. But he woos and wins her and, for a while, their love seems unassailable, a refuge from the world and from their pasts. But each of them has old ghosts which refuse to lie down. The pull of Farrell's childhood is too powerful, his love for Grace too strong. A brilliant study of one man's struggle to find a sense of belonging. A Name for Himself is Catherine Dunne's second novel.
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Catherine Dunne was born in Dublin in 1954. She studied English and Spanish at Trinity College and went on to teach at Greendale Community School. She lives on the north side of Dublin with her husband and son. Her first novel, In the Beginning, was published in 1997.
A Name for Himself by Catherine Dunne
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