By Theresa Kishkan
Short-listed for the 2005 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize
Declan O’Malley got here to the coast of British Columbia since it was once as far-off from eire as he may be able to move. Haunted through stories of his family’s demise by the hands of the Black and Tans, Declan is not able to flee his grief. He immerses himself in a brand new existence, looking to produce a extra excellent translation of Homer’s Odyssey whereas whilst turning into towards the kinfolk on whose estate he's residing. yet Declan can't unfastened himself from his earlier, and while eire beckons, he's attracted to his personal background and to the chance for a happier future.
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