Binding: HARD COVER BOOKS
YearMonthDay of Publication: 20221101
Standardized Book Category: World Literature - Ireland - 20th Century
Language: EnglishPage Count: 304
Publisher Marketing: NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POSTSHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION "Brilliant, beautiful, heartbreaking."--J.Courtney Sullivan, New York Times Book Review "TRESPASSES vaults Kennedy into the ranks of such contemporary masters as McCann, Claire Keegan, Colin Barrett, and fellow Sligo resident, Kevin Barry." --Oprah Daily Set in Northern Ireland during the Troubles, a shattering novel about a young woman caught between allegiance to community and a dangerous passion.
Amid daily reports of violence, Cushla lives a quiet life with her mother in a small town near Belfast, teaching at a parochial school and moonlighting at her family's pub. There she meets Michael Agnew, a Protestant barrister who's made a name for himself defending IRA members. Against her better judgment, Cushla lets herself get drawn in by him and his sophisticated world, and an affair ignites. Then the father of a student is savagely beaten, setting in motion a chain reaction that will threaten everything, and everyone, Cushla most wants to protect.
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