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5.0 out of 5 stars Inspiring and beautifully written novel, 25 Jun 2011
This review is from: The Silver Mist (Paperback)
On 21 July 1971, young Eve Hayes watches her terminally ill father leaving home for the last time. If his impending death in a city hospital is not enough for the Down's Syndrome sufferer to endure, Eve's mother and sister will, on the same day, be caught up in the wave of bombings in Belfast's "Bloody Friday." Eve, however, finds a new friend - the enigmatic "Esther" - to guide her through the pain of life, and in a series of metaphorical journeys, she learns that her brain is not wired quite as "wrong" as she has been led to believe, and that she may find peace amidst the tragedies, sectarian hatred and mindless violence that threaten to engulf her world. This is a gripping, moving and beautifully written novel - with a sly twist in the tail - that shines a thin ray of hope into the age of despair. Highly recommended.
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