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 cross. Haunted by way of thoughts of his family’s loss of life by the hands of the Black and Tans, Declan is not able to flee his grief. He immerses himself in a brand new lifestyles, looking to produce a extra excellent translation of Homer’s Odyssey whereas even as turning into toward the relatives on whose estate he's residing. yet Declan can't loose himself from his earlier, and whilst eire beckons, he's attracted to his personal heritage and to the chance for a happier future.
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