A book of four parts, the first three parts relating the separate stories of three men, all on very different journeys but all searching for a version of home and belonging. In the final part of this breath-taking novel, we learn how their lives become surprisingly and devastatingly interconnected. Ryan is a master story-teller with intricately woven characters. This extraordinary novel cements his reputation as one of the finest writers this island has produced.
A book in four parts, relating the stories of three men, all on very different journeys
Recommended by Mairead Gallagher, Dubray Grafton St
Farouk's country has been torn apart by war.
Lampy's heart has been laid waste by Chloe.
John's past torments him as he nears his end.
The refugee. The dreamer. The penitent. From war-torn Syria to small-town Ireland, three men, scarred by all they have loved and lost, are searching for some version of home. Each is drawn towards a powerful reckoning, one that will bring them together in the most unexpected of ways.