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 used to be as far-off from eire as he might be able to pass. 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 existence, trying to produce a extra excellent translation of Homer’s Odyssey whereas even as changing into toward the kinfolk on whose estate he's residing. yet Declan can't unfastened himself from his previous, and whilst eire beckons, he's attracted to his personal historical past and to the chance for a happier future.

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