Claire, Keegan

Small Things Like These

Hardcover

New, Faber & Faber, 2021,

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It is 1985, in an Irish town. During the weeks leading up to Christmas, Bill Furlong, a coal and timber merchant, faces into his busiest season. As he does the rounds, he feels the past rising up to meet him – and encounters the complicit silences of a people controlled by the Church. The long-awaited new work from the author of Foster, Small Things Like These is an unforgettable story of hope, quiet heroism and tenderness. ‘Astonishing. Claire Keegan makes her moments real – and then she makes them matter.’ Colm Toibin ‘A true gift of a book. a sublime Chekhovian shock.’ Andrew O’Hagan

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Writer

Claire, Keegan

Format

Hardcover