Walking People, The

Mary Beth Keane

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Published: 04-03-2021


Temporarily out of stock


FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ASK AGAIN, YES’A novel of great compassion and understanding . . . rich with story’ JOHN BOYNE on Ask Again, Yes’The characters are so well drawn and out of the ordinary that I was quickly drawn into their story and didn’t want it to end’ Netgalley Reader Review, *****’A fearless writer’ LISA TADDEO’A gorgeous nostalgic family drama with real characters. Loved it’ Netgalley Reader Review, ***** Rural Ireland, the 1960s, and Greta Cahill must abandon her deserted village to follow her fearless sister Johanna onto a ship bound for America.It’s here in New York that she steps out of her sister’s shadow and in to a life of her own, rich with love, work and family.As the years pass Greta longs to revisit the past – to see her mother, to show her what she has made of herself – but she must protect a family secret, decades old.So when her children conspire to unite the worlds she’s kept so carefully apart, Greta fears she could lose it all…A compassionate story of self-discovery and identity, The Walking People has remarkable range and power.Praise for Mary Beth Keane:’I’ll read everything she writes’ Liane Moriarty, author of Big Little Lies’A writer of extraordinary depth, feeling and wit’ Meg Wolitzer, author of The Female Persuasion’Immersive and deeply moving’ Anna Hope, author of Expectation’It’s an absolute stunner, an ode to family and forgiveness that has been crafted with compassion and insight’ Sara Collins, author of The Confessions of Frannie Langton

Additional information

Dimensions 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 400