To celebrate the October release of his new novel A Keeper, Eason are delighted to welcome Graham Norton to Dublin and Cork! RTE broadcaster and book club curator Rick O’Shea will chat to Graham about the much anticipated A Keeper, followed by an audience Q&A. These events will take place in The Helix in Dublin on Saturday October 13th and Cork Opera House on Sunday October 14th 2018 at 7pm. The ticket price includes a signed copy of A Keeper.
Cork event - SOLD OUT
Graham Norton's debut novel HOLDING was an Irish bestseller and loved by readers everywhere. His new novel, A KEEPER, is a twisted tale of secrets and ill-fated loves that once again demonstrates Norton's understanding of human nature and all its darkest flaws. The mystery of Elizabeth Keane's father is one that has never been solved by the people of Buncarragh - not for lack of speculation. Her mother Patricia had been assumed a spinster, until she began dating a mysterious man from out of town, and within months had left Buncarragh and had married. Less than two years later, Patricia was back, with a new baby in her arms, but no new husband by her side and unbendingly silent about her recent past. A secret she would take with her to her grave. Now, as Elizabeth returns to the village after her mother's funeral, bringing with her own regrets and wounds, she finds a thin pile of ribbon-bound letters at the back of a wardrobe that may at last hold the key to her past: Dear Lonely Leinster Lady, I'm not really sure how to begin...
Praise for Holding, winner of the Irish Book Awards' Book of the Year 2016
'Poised and perceptive' Sunday Times
'Deeply accomplished ... brilliantly observed' Good Housekeeping
'... one of the more authentic debuts I've read in recent years ... in such an understated manner, eschewing linguistic eccentricity ... in favour of genuine characters and tender feeling ... this is a fine novel' John Boyne, Irish Times