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Spies in Canaan

ISBN: 9781526631961
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A bold and unsettling parable about guilt, atonement and redemption from the winner of the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award
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Michael has travelled a long way from his boyhood under the endless skies of the Midwest. His retirement is peaceful, if solitary: looking out on the wide waters of the Atlantic from the coast of Ireland. But one day there is a visitation: a mysterious car on the seafront, and a package delivered. From its contents, Michael understands that he has been commissioned to undertake a final journey.As Michael makes his way deep into a distant desert - a strange and liminal landscape that lies between hell and redemption - he undertakes another journey, into long-suppressed memories: of Vietnam and the dying days of war, and the lost woman who has haunted him for decades.

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Michael has travelled a long way from his boyhood under the endless skies of the Midwest. His retirement is peaceful, if solitary: looking out on the wide waters of the Atlantic from the coast of Ireland. But one day there is a visitation: a mysterious car on the seafront, and a package delivered. From its contents, Michael understands that he has been commissioned to undertake a final journey.As Michael makes his way deep into a distant desert - a strange and liminal landscape that lies between hell and redemption - he undertakes another journey, into long-suppressed memories: of Vietnam and the dying days of war, and the lost woman who has haunted him for decades.

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