The river capture

by Mary Costello | 03 October 2019
Hardback
Category: Irish Fiction
A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE IRISH TIMES and IRISH INDEPENDENT Shortlisted for Novel of the Year at the Irish Book Awards Shortlisted for Novel of the Year, Dalkey Literary Awards Shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award Luke O'Brien has left Dublin to live a quiet life on his family land on the bend of the River Sullane. Alone in his big house, he longs for a return to his family's heyday and turns to books for solace. One morning a young woman arrives at his door and enters his life with profound consequences. Her presence presents him and his family with an almost impossible dilemma. In a novel that pays glorious homage to Joyce, The River Capture tells of one man's descent into near madness, and the possibility of rescue. This is a novel about love, loyalty and the raging forces of nature. More than anything, it is a book about the life of the mind and the redemptive powers of art.
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A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE IRISH TIMES and IRISH INDEPENDENT Shortlisted for Novel of the Year at the Irish Book Awards Shortlisted for Novel of the Year, Dalkey Literary Awards Shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award Luke O'Brien has left Dublin to live a quiet life on his family land on the bend of the River Sullane. Alone in his big house, he longs for a return to his family's heyday and turns to books for solace. One morning a young woman arrives at his door and enters his life with profound consequences. Her presence presents him and his family with an almost impossible dilemma. In a novel that pays glorious homage to Joyce, The River Capture tells of one man's descent into near madness, and the possibility of rescue. This is a novel about love, loyalty and the raging forces of nature. More than anything, it is a book about the life of the mind and the redemptive powers of art.
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