By Bernard MacLaverty
"Bernard MacLaverty’s robust novel is a love tale as affecting and tragic as you may want." —USA Today
When it was once first released, Bernard MacLaverty’s masterpiece used to be hailed through Michael Gorra in the New York instances publication Review as "a surprise of technical perfection…a so much relocating novel whose emotional influence is grounded in an entire avoidance of sentimentality…[It] turns into the Passage to India of the Troubles.” For Cal, a Northern Irish youngster who, opposed to his will, is interested in the bad warfare among Catholics and Protestants, the various offerings are devastatingly basic: he can paintings within the slaughterhouse that nauseates him or sign up for the dole line; he can brood on his previous or plan a destiny with the attractive, widowed Marcella for whose grief he stocks greater than a bit responsibility.
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