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978-1782116431

The River Capture

The River Capture

by Mary Costello

Publisher Canongate

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  • Hardcover


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About the book

Luke O'Brien has left Dublin to live a quiet life on his family land on the bend of the River Sullane. Alone in his big house, he longs for a return to his family's heyday and turns to books for solace.

One morning a young woman arrives at his door and enters his life with profound consequences. Her presence presents him and his family with an almost impossible dilemma.

In a novel that pays glorious homage to Joyce, The River Capture tells of one man's descent into near madness, and the possibility of rescue. This is a novel about love, loyalty and the raging forces of nature. More than anything, it is a book about the life of the mind and the redemptive powers of art.

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About the Author

Mary Costello

Mary Costello is an Irish short story writer and novelist. Mary Costello was born in Galway. Costello was a teacher before giving it up to write full-time. Her collection of short stories, The China Factory, published in 2012, was nominated for the Guardian First Book Award.

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