Foster

Claire Keegan

A heartbreaking, haunting story of childhood, loss and love by one of Ireland’s most acclaimed writers, author of Small Thing Like These.

6 in stock

£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571379149
Date Published
18.08.2022
Delivery
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Summary

‘A real jewel.’ Irish Independent

‘A small miracle.’ Sunday Times

‘A thing of finely honed beauty.’ Guardian

‘Thrilling.’ Richard Ford

‘As good as Chekhov.’ David Mitchell

From the author of Small Things Like These

It is a hot summer in rural Ireland. A girl is sent to live with foster parents on a farm, not knowing when she will return home. In the strangers’ house, she finds a warmth and affection she has not known before and slowly begins to blossom in their care. But in a house where there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers how fragile her idyll is.

ClaireKeegan

Claire Keegan was born in 1968 and grew up on a farm in Wicklow. Her first collection of short stories, Antarctica, was completed in 1998. It announced her as an exceptionally gifted and versatile writer of contemporary fiction and was awarded the Rooney Prize for Literature. Her second short story collection, Walk the Blue Fields, was published to enormous critical…

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