Prophet Song

Prophet Song

General Fiction
Paperback Published on: 02/05/2024
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Synopsis

The explosive literary sensation: a mother faces a terrible choice as Ireland slides into totalitarianism

On a dark, wet evening in Dublin, scientist and mother-of-four Eilish Stack answers her front door to find the GNSB on her step. Two officers from Ireland’s newly formed secret police are here to interrogate her husband, a trade unionist.

Ireland is falling apart. The country is in the grip of a government turning towards tyranny and when her husband disappears, Eilish finds herself caught within the nightmare logic of a society that is quickly unravelling.

How far will she go to save her family? And what – or who – is she willing to leave behind?

Exhilarating, terrifying and propulsive, Prophet Song is a work of breathtaking originality, offering a devastating vision of a country at war and a deeply human portrait of a mother’s fight to hold her family together.

  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications
  • ISBN: 9780861545896
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm

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Prophet Song
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Banal politics trying to make a case for the universal nature of the disasters that have overcome other countries and saying that nowhere is safe from thes... READ MORE
Clive Gray