When All is Said

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Zusatztext A gentle tale of an irascible Irish farmer! who spends the last day of his life toasting the five people who have meant the most to him- sure to move even the stoniest of hearts Zusammenfassung Five toasts. Five people. One lifetime. THE NUMBER ONE IRISH BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE SUNDAY INDEPENDENT NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE RSL CHRISTOPHER BLAND PRIZE 2020 'This is how you tell a story' Cecelia Ahern 'An extraordinary novel! a poetic writer! and a story that moved me to tears.' John Boyne 'I'm here to remember - all that I have been and all that I will never be again.' At the bar of a grand hotel in a small Irish town sits 84-year-old Maurice Hannigan. He's alone! as usual -though tonight is anything but. Pull up a stool and charge your glass! because Maurice is finally ready to tell his story. Over the course of this evening! he will raise five toasts to the five people who have meant the most to him. Through these stories - of unspoken joy and regret! a secret tragedy kept hidden! a fierce love that never found its voice - the life of one man will be powerfully and poignantly laid bare. Heart-breaking and heart-warming all at once! the voice of Maurice Hannigan will stay with you long after all is said. 'A hugely enjoyable! engrossing novel! a genuine page-turner.' Donal Ryan 'Beautifully written! unhurried and thoughtful! and a character you love from the off' Kit de Waal 'Masterful storytelling' Graham Norton Informationen zum Autor Anne Griffin is the winner of the John McGahern Award for Literature. Shortlisted for the Hennessy New Irish Writing Award and The Sunday Business Post Short Story Competition! Anne's work has been featured in! amongst others! The Irish Times and The Stinging Fly . She's worked in Waterstones branches in both Dublin and London! and for various charities. Born in Dublin! Anne now lives in Mullingar! Ireland! with her husband and son. When All is Said is her debut novel. Klappentext An Irish farmer orders five drinks over the course of a Saturday night! intending to toast a different one of the five key people in his life with each. What ensues is the story of how regrets! feuds! loves and triumphs have left an indelible impression on a life! for readers of Donal Ryan and Maggie O'Farrell. ...

A gentle tale of an irascible Irish farmer, who spends the last day of his life toasting the five people who have meant the most to him- sure to move even the stoniest of hearts

Vorwort
Five toasts. Five people. One lifetime.

Autorentext

Anne Griffin is the winner of the John McGahern Award for Literature. Shortlisted for the Hennessy New Irish Writing Award and The Sunday Business Post Short Story Competition, Anne's work has been featured in, amongst others, The Irish Times and The Stinging Fly. She's worked in Waterstones branches in both Dublin and London, and for various charities.
Born in Dublin, Anne now lives in Mullingar, Ireland, with her husband and son. When All is Said is her debut novel.



Klappentext

An Irish farmer orders five drinks over the course of a Saturday night, intending to toast a different one of the five key people in his life with each. What ensues is the story of how regrets, feuds, loves and triumphs have left an indelible impression on a life, for readers of Donal Ryan and Maggie O'Farrell.



Zusammenfassung
Five toasts. Five people. One lifetime.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
When All is Said
Untertitel
Five toasts. Five people. One lifetime.
Autor
EAN
9781473683020
ISBN
1473683025
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Genre
Romane & Erzählungen
Anzahl Seiten
272
Gewicht
216g
Größe
H198mm x B131mm x T22mm
Jahr
2019
Untertitel
Englisch
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