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- DescriptionNearing her one hundredth birthday, Roseanne McNulty faces an uncertain future, as the Roscommon Regional Mental hospital where she's spent her adult life prepares for closure. Over the weeks leading up to this upheaval, she talks often with her psychiatrist Dr Grene. This relationship complicates as Dr Grene mourns the death of his wife.
- Author BiographySebastian Barry was born in Dublin in 1955 and educated at The Catholic University School and Trinity College, Dublin, where he was later Writer Fellow in 1996. His plays include Boss Grady's Boys (1988), The Steward of Christendom (1995), Our Lady of Sligo (1998), and The Pride of Parnell Street (2007), and his novels, The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty (1998), Annie Dunne (2002), and most recently A Long Long Way (2005), which was the Dublin: One City One Book choice for 2007 and was shortlisted for the Man Booker and the Dublin International Impac Prize. He has won among other awards the Irish-America Fund Literary Award, The Christopher Ewart-Biggs Prize, the London Critics Circle Award, and The Kerry Group Irish Fiction Prize. He lives in Wicklow with his wife Ali and three children, Merlin, Coral and Tobias.
- PrizesWinner of Hughes & Hughes Irish Novel of the Year Award 2009 and Tubridy Show Listeners' Choice Award 2009 and Costa Novel Award 2008 and Costa Book of the Year 2008. Shortlisted for Galaxy British Book Awards: Borders Author of the Year 2009 and Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2009 and Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2008.
- Author(s)Sebastian Barry
- PublisherFaber & Faber
- Date of Publication24/04/2008
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintFaber & Faber
- Out-of-print date04/08/2015
- Weight420 g
- Width152 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
- Edition StatementExport - Airside ed
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