Rockadoon Shore (2017)

Rory Gleeson

Cath is worried about her friends. DanDan is struggling with the death of his ex, Lucy is drinking way too much and Steph has become closed off. A weekend away is just what they need so they travel out to Rockadoon Lodge, to the wilds in the west of Ireland.

But the weekend doesn’t go to plan. JJ is more concerned with getting high than spending time with them, while Merc is humiliated and seeks revenge. And with long-ignored tensions now out in the open, their elderly neighbour Malachy arrives on their doorstep with a gun in his hands . . .

Honest, moving and human, Rockadoon Shore is a novel about friendship and youth, about missed opportunities and lost love, and about the realities of growing up and growing old in modern-day Ireland. Highly energetic and tensely humorous, it heralds a new and exciting voice in contemporary Irish fiction.

Only the first pages of this novel are to discover, the publisher did not wish to entrust to us in its entirety.

  • - Année de publication : 2017
  • - Pages : 304
  • - Éditeur : John Murray
  • - Langue : Anglais

A propos de l'auteur :

Rory Gleeson :

Rory Gleeson was born in Dublin in 1989. He graduated with a BA in Psychology from Trinity College Dublin, and went on to earn degrees from Oxford, the University of Manchester, and UEA.

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John Murray :

John Murray was founded in 1768, which makes us the oldest publisher in Britain. John Murray II hand-sold copies of Byron to eager crowds from the window of his Fleet Street office. After discovering Byron, the company moved to their historic home in Albemarle Street where they stayed for the…

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