Small Things Like These

£8.99

by Keegan, Claire | Fiction & related items
Paperback | 128 pages

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Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2022
by Keegan, Claire | Fiction & related items
Published 03/11/2022 by FABER & FABER in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 128 pages

** A Book of the Year in The Times – The New Statesman – Observer – Financial Times – Irish Times – Irish Independent – Times Literary Supplement **

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING CILLIAN MURPHY
WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE AND THE KERRY GROUP IRISH NOVEL OF THE YEAR AWARD
SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE AND THE IRISH NOVEL OF THE YEAR AT THE DALKEY LITERARY AWARDS

‘Exquisite.’ Damon Galgut
‘Masterly.’ The Times
‘Miraculous.’ Herald
‘Astonishing.’ Colm Toibin
‘Stunning.’ Sunday Independent
‘Absolutely beautiful.’ Douglas Stuart

It is 1985, in an Irish town. During the weeks leading up to Christmas, Bill Furlong, a coal and timber merchant, faces into his busiest season. As he does the rounds, he feels the past rising up to meet him – and encounters the complicit silences of a people controlled by the Church.

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