By Graham Norton
Graham Norton's debut novel HOLDING was once a Sunday Times bestseller and enjoyed by way of readers in all places. His new novel, A KEEPER, is a twisted story of secrets and techniques and ill-fated loves that when back demonstrates Norton's knowing of human nature and all its darkest flaws.
The secret of Elizabeth Keane's father is person who hasn't ever been solved by means of the folks of Buncarragh - now not for loss of hypothesis.
Her mom Patricia have been assumed a spinster, till she started relationship a mysterious guy from out of city, and inside months had left Buncarragh and had married. lower than years later, Patricia used to be again, with a brand new child in her fingers, yet no new husband via her part and unbendingly silent approximately her fresh earlier. A mystery she could take along with her to her grave.
Now, as Elizabeth returns to the village after her mother's funeral, bringing together with her her personal regrets and wounds, she reveals a skinny pile of ribbon-bound letters behind a cloth cabinet that could finally carry the major to her prior:
Dear Lonely Leinster Lady,
I'm not likely yes how one can begin...
Praise for Holding, winner of the Irish booklet Awards' publication of the yr 2016
'Poised and perceptive' Sunday Times
'... a deftly plotted tale as relocating because it is compelling' Sunday Mirror
'Deeply finished ... brilliantly saw' Good Housekeeping
'... one of many extra actual debuts i have learn in recent times ... in such an understated demeanour, eschewing linguistic eccentricity ... in favour of actual characters and delicate feeling ... it is a fantastic novel' John Boyne, Irish Times
'It is gorgeous and but devastatingly unhappy' Daily Express
'Strenuously fascinating ... strangely smooth' Metro
'Heartwarming and observant' Stylist
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A Keeper by Graham Norton