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Exquisitely rendered in Sebastian Barry’s rhapsodic prose, A Thousand Moons continues the tale of Winona - featured in the author’s Costa Award-winning Days Without End – as she makes her way through the forbidding and treacherous world of post-Civil War America.
With his lyrical prose, Barry brings vividly to life a society struggling with violence and disorder in the aftermath of the civil war, the cruelties imposed on native Americans and freed slaves, and the strength of love and friendship.
Sebastian Barry. Collection available in most shops. Sebastian Barry was born in Dublin in 1955. Weight: 491 g Edition: Main, 'This is a subtle, troubling novel, full of silences, full of pain.'
IN A Thousand Moons, Dublin writer Sebastian Barry takes the reader back to the world of 19th century America and the lives of former soldiers Thomas McNulty and John Cole and their adopted daughter Winona, who he first introduced in his novel Days Without End. Varying voices tell the story of a well-to-do doctor and his wife moving from a slum-ridden Victorian Glasgow to the Trossachs as a pioneering water scheme is built at Loch Katrine to serve the cholera-plagued city. His dad has recently died, his old friends have abandoned him and now he's all alone in a new school.
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Your order is now being processed and we have sent a confirmation email to you at. Sebastian Barry’s fiction specialises in what his 1998 breakthrough novel, The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty, called “scraps of humanity blown off the road of life by history’s hungry breezes”. Louise Hare's compelling debut is a slow-moving murder-mystery and a fractured love story, tenderly shedding light on an over-looked moment in history, when racism and discrimination forced ordinary people to take unthinkable measures for acceptance. - The Sunday Telegraph, 'Like Days Without End, this is a richly poetic read.' But London isn't ready. There is brisling electricity in the air and more questions than answers, leading Mori's old friend Takiko Pepperharrow to try and get to the bottom of things. 25 March, 2020 01:00. He lives in Wicklow with his wife and three children. Number of pages: 272 A new novel from Sebastian Barry is a huge moment for Faber as a company, but to have A Thousand Moons as his follow-up to Days Without End is incredibly exciting. Both boys are lost to themselves at a time of difficult change. This time, the story is told by Winona, a Lakota girl who the two men have rescued from the violence inflicted on her people and brought to live with them on a farm in Tennessee. - The Sunday Times.
There Duncan has troubles of his own – a friendship group he feels increasingly isolated from, a terror of girls, a depression he daren't tell anyone about. Please enter your email address below and we'll send you a link to reset your password. Sebastian Barry is a playwright whose work has been produced in London, Dublin, Sydney, and New York. His other novels include The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty and Annie Dunne. Your order qualifies for free UK delivery.
Narrated by Winona - the young Lakota orphan adopted by soldiers Thomas McNulty and John Cole in Days Without End - A Thousand Moons continues Sebastian Barry's extraordinary fictional exploration of late nineteenth century America..
There she suffers a traumatic event with far-reaching consequences.
This Lovely City by Louise Hare is published in hardback by HQ, priced £12.99 (ebook £9.99).