Before the House BurnseBook - 2010
"Electric, real, utterly modern: this is a voice to welcome and to watch"--Anne Enright. Set on Ireland's Atlantic coast, Before the House Burns is a tender, implosive first novel by an award-winning short story writer and poet. It concerns the lives of its three young narrators, children of a bereaved father and witnesses to a shared grief. This nuanced and heart-breaking account of one family's struggle - for work, shelter and happiness - enters the imagination through this braided, pitch-perfect tale of a family whose lives fracture around two tragic events. It is a story of what happens w.
Publisher: Dublin : Lilliput, 2010.
Characteristics: 1 online resource.