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The Long Falling By Keith Ridgway

The Long Falling
by Keith Ridgway

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Grace Quinn, an Englishwoman, has lived in rural Ireland all her adult life but is still a stranger. Haunted by the death of one of her sons, for which her husband blames her, Grace makes a decision which she hopes will alter everything.
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The Long Falling by Keith Ridgway

Grace Quinn is an Englishwoman who has lived in rural Ireland all her adult life but is still a stranger. Haunted by the death of one son, for which her brutal husband blames her, and by the absence of another, Martin, Grace makes a decision which she hopes will alter everything. It breaks her world into pieces, and leads her into another - the city, Martin's world. The nightmare which follows draws Grace towards a place less sure, slowly filling her with hope and dread. A brilliant portrayal of of a woman on the edge, a touching portrait of a mother and son, an examination of the nature of longing and belonging, notions of foreignness and what constitutes being a foreigner, The Long Falling is a powerful and haunting novel.

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GOR002691009
The Long Falling by Keith Ridgway
Keith Ridgway
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2004-04-01
316
0571216498
9780571216499
N/A
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