Anglais Old god's time (Édition en anglais)

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**AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW** THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER TWICE WINNER OF THE COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR ''A masterpiece'' Sunday Times ''Stunning'' LIZ NUGENT ''Extraordinary'' Irish Times Tom Kettle, a retired policeman, and widower, is settling into the quiet of his new home in Dalkey, overlooking the sea.

His solitude is interrupted when two former colleagues turn up at his door to ask about a traumatic, decades-old case. A case that Tom never quite came to terms with. And his peace is further disturbed when his new neighbour, a mysterious young mother, asks for his help.

A beautiful, haunting novel, in which nothing is quite as it seems, Old God''s Time is an unforgettable exploration of family, loss and love.

''To borrow a word that recurs in its pages, it is stupendous, in the sense that it shocks and astonishes.'' Irish Times Rare indeed are those novels worth cherishing and keeping close. Old God''s Time is one of them.'' Daily Telegraph ''So captivating. . . it will live long in the minds of its readers.'' Independent WHAT READERS ARE SAYING:
***** ''A beautiful family love story. It will haunt you and break your heart.'' ***** ''Deeply felt and so moving. I will be reading this again.'' ***** ''A tragic tale beautifully told. Sebastian Barry is one of the great contemporary writers.'' ***** ''Absolute perfection in novel form.'' ***** ''Deeply tragic. Deeply humorous. Utterly beautiful. I''m in awe.'' ***** ''A writer in possession of something divine . just exceptional.'' ***** ''Magically transporting . the balance of extreme grief and joy are perfectly expressed.''

Rayons : Policier & Thriller > Policier

  • Auteur(s)

    Sebastian Barry

  • Éditeur

    Faber Et Faber

  • Distributeur


  • Date de parution


  • Collection

    241 Poche

  • EAN


  • Disponibilité


  • Nombre de pages

    270 Pages

  • Poids

    240 g

  • Support principal


Infos supplémentaires : Broché  

Sebastian Barry

  • Pays : Irlande
  • Langue : Anglais (irlande)

Sebastian Barry, écrivain et dramaturge, est né à Dublin en 1955. Il est considéré
comme l'un des écrivains irlandais les plus doués de sa génération. Ses romans Annie
Dunne (2005), Un long long chemin (2006), Le testament caché (2009), qui a obtenu le
Costa Book of the Year, et Du Coté de Canaan (2012) sont traduits aux éditions Joëlle
Losfeld. Remarqué en France aussi bien par la presse que par les lecteurs, les livres de Sebastian Barry ont plusieurs fois fait partie de la dernière sélection du Prix Femina étranger et du prix des lectrices de Elle.