Inishowen

Inishowen

by Joseph O'Connor
     
 

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Inishowen is a story of love found late, of hidden connections and a journey that changes three lives forever. There’s Inspector Martin Aitken whose life is a mess. Divorced, his career’s in chaos. There are terrible things growing inside his house and the last thing he needs is a collapsed woman in the street on Christmas Eve. There’s

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Inishowen is a story of love found late, of hidden connections and a journey that changes three lives forever. There’s Inspector Martin Aitken whose life is a mess. Divorced, his career’s in chaos. There are terrible things growing inside his house and the last thing he needs is a collapsed woman in the street on Christmas Eve. There’s Ellen Donelly, a woman on a mission, coming to Ireland to find her mother, and escape her husband. Milton Amery is her husband, an unfaithful New York plastic surgeon. All three of their roads lead to Inishowen – a mysterious place that holds secrets that can unlock the heart.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“A hefty, vigorous book, its geographic sweep and humane empathy place it in the territory of Brian Moore.” –Sunday Times

“Comic and tender...it keeps you guessing all the time.” –Maeve Binchy, Woman and Home

“Entertaining...Black comedy...An energetic caper.” –The Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780099286530
Publisher:
Knopf Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/24/2001
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.21(d)

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Meet the Author

Joseph O’Connor was born in 1963 in Dublin where he writes novels, non-fiction, stage plays and journalism.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Dublin, Ireland
Date of Birth:
September 20, 1963
Place of Birth:
Dublin, Ireland
Education:
B.A., University College, Dublin, 1984; M.A., 1986; University College, Oxford, 1987; M.A., University of Leeds, 1991

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