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Strange Flowers

ISBN: 9781781620410
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Winner of the An Post Irish Book Awards Novel of the Year... A DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ. The extraordinary story of a family devastated by a sudden disappearance and transformed by a miraculous return from the award-winning author loved by David Nicholls, Kamila Shamsie and Sebastian Barry.
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DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ: "When Moll Gladney takes a bus from her village in Tipperary and disappears, her quiet, hardworking parents Paddy and Kit never expect to see her again. But Moll suddenly arrives back five years later and the dynamic of her family and community is changed forever. Through ordinary characters who find themselves in extraordinary circumstances, this exquisite and compelling novel explores the power of love and connectedness. Donal Ryan’s sixth book is elegant, lyrical and a pure joy to read. " Recommended by: Aileen Smyth, Dubray Liffey Valley

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In 1973, twenty-year-old Moll Gladney takes a morning bus from her rural home and disappears. Bewildered and distraught, Paddy and Kit must confront an unbearable prospect: that they will never see their daughter again.
Five years later, Moll returns. What - and who - she brings with her will change the course of her family’s life forever. Beautiful and devastating, this exploration of loss, alienation and the redemptive power of love reaffirms Donal Ryan as one of the most talented and empathetic writers at work today.

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DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ: "When Moll Gladney takes a bus from her village in Tipperary and disappears, her quiet, hardworking parents Paddy and Kit never expect to see her again. But Moll suddenly arrives back five years later and the dynamic of her family and community is changed forever. Through ordinary characters who find themselves in extraordinary circumstances, this exquisite and compelling novel explores the power of love and connectedness. Donal Ryan’s sixth book is elegant, lyrical and a pure joy to read. " Recommended by: Aileen Smyth, Dubray Liffey Valley

DESCRIPTION:

In 1973, twenty-year-old Moll Gladney takes a morning bus from her rural home and disappears. Bewildered and distraught, Paddy and Kit must confront an unbearable prospect: that they will never see their daughter again.
Five years later, Moll returns. What - and who - she brings with her will change the course of her family’s life forever. Beautiful and devastating, this exploration of loss, alienation and the redemptive power of love reaffirms Donal Ryan as one of the most talented and empathetic writers at work today.

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