Small Things Like These

Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2022

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Publisher Description

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

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 Tóibín

'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.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2021
19 October
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
50
Pages
PUBLISHER
Faber & Faber
SIZE
1.1
MB

Customer Reviews

MrsCATR ,

Brilliant writing

This is a concise novel which conveys the full horror of the Magdalen Homes without embroidery. I loved it

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