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Author: Claire Keegan


ISBN: 9780571255658

Date: 2nd September, 2010

Publisher: FABER & FABER

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'A real jewel.' Irish Independent 'A small miracle.' Sunday Times 'A thing of finely honed beauty.' Guardian 'Thrilling.' Richard Ford 'As good as Chekhov.' David Mitchell From the author of Small Things Like These It is a hot summer in rural Ireland. A girl is sent to live with foster parents on a farm, not knowing when she will return home. In the strangers' house, she finds a warmth and affection she has not known before and slowly begins to blossom in their care. But in a house where there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers how fragile her idyll is.

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