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Desperadoes
by Joseph O'Connor

RRP €18.50

Desperadoes
by Author Name Joseph O'Connor

Book details for title
List Price:18.50
Format: Paperback, 197 x 130 x 22mm, 432pp
Publication date: 01 Jun 1995
Publisher: Flamingo
ISBN-13: 9780006546979

Description

A telephone call shatters the calm of a Dublin summer morning bringing terrible news from war-torn Nicaragua: Johnny Little has been caught up in a mysterious skirmish and killed. Grief-stricken, his estranged parents Frank and Eleanor set out on the arduous journey to bring their wayward son home. It's a quest that will have profound consequences: in this hauntingly beautiful land of poetry, guns and frantic salsa music, nothing is quite what it seems ...

Reviews

'An astonishing display of assured, emotive, witty writing. Read it.' Independent on Sunday 'This is a very entertaining novel. It is also a generously humane one.' Sunday Times 'Ireland's most brilliant storyteller.' Sunday Independent 'Desperadoes is an intelligent thriller that attempts to explore the way in which children always remain a mystery to the people who raise them.' New Statesman

Additional Information

  • Illustrations: port.