Fall of Light, The

By Niall Williams (Electronic Book, 2009)
Beginning in Ireland in the early years of the 19th century, the four Foley brothers flee across the country with their father and the large telescope he has stolen. Soon forced apart by the violence of the Irish wilderness, the potato famine, and the promise of America, the brothers find themselves scattered across the world. Their separate adventures unfold in passionate and vivid scenes with gypsies, horse races, sea voyages, and beautiful women. An epic narrative on the meaning of love and home and family, "The Fall of Light" is a dazzling novel by one of the most promising novelists writing today.
  • Grand Central Publishing
    • Format: Electronic Book

    • Price: $11.99 US/$11.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780446569439

    • On Sale Date: 10/31/2009

    • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

    • Imprint: Grand Central Publishing

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Beginning in Ireland in the early years of the 19th century, the four Foley brothers flee across the country with their father and the large telescope he has stolen. Soon forced apart by the violence of the Irish wilderness, the potato famine, and the promise of America, the brothers find themselves scattered across the world. Their separate adventures unfold in passionate and vivid scenes with gypsies, horse races, sea voyages, and beautiful women. An epic narrative on the meaning of love and home and family, "The Fall of Light" is a dazzling novel by one of the most promising novelists writing today.

Carol Shaben won two Canadian National Magazine Awards--a Gold Medal for Investigative Reporting and a Silver Medal for Politics and Public Interest--for articles that highlighted the subject of this book.
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Fall of Light, The
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $11.99 US/$11.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780446569439
  • On Sale Date: 10/31/2009
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