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The Resource Fallen, Lia Mills

Fallen, Lia Mills

Label
Fallen
Title
Fallen
Statement of responsibility
Lia Mills
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A story of love, loss and conflicting loyalties, this begins in Dublin in 1915, during WWI, and it takes in the Easter Rising of 1916. From the author of }Another Alice{ and }Nothing Simple{. 'This is an historical story with an urgency that is completely modern.' Anne Enright
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Mills, Lia
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.I37783
Literary form
novels
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Ireland
Summary expansion
Fallen by Lia Mills - a remarkable love story amidst the ruins of the First World War and the Easter RisingSELECTED AS THE 2016 'ONE CITY ONE BOOK' TITLE FOR BOTH DUBLIN AND BELFASTSpring, 1915. Katie Crilly gets the news she dreaded: her beloved twin brother, Liam, has been killed on the Western Front. A year later, when her home city of Dublin is suddenly engulfed by the violence of the Easter Rising, Katie finds herself torn by conflicting emotions and loyalties. Taking refuge in the home of a friend, she meets Hubie Wilson, a friend of Liam's from the Front. There unfolds a remarkable encounter between two young people, both wounded and both trying to imagine a new life. 'Lia Mills writes superbly about the human heart. This is an historical story with an urgency that is completely modern: Fallen is shot through with the pleasure and the difficulty of being alive' Anne Enright'A hugely evocative and skilful novel' Kevin Barry'Tremendously passionate, vivid and humane ... Mills has an exquisite eye for the telling image' Irish Independent 'Absorbing ... Mills is a fine storyteller' Sunday Times 'Vivid ... a careful study of how grief, oppression, violence and, above all, the imperative to follow orders can blight people's lives' Irish Mail on Sunday'Powerful ... Katie is a brilliantly realised heroine ... humane and compelling' Sunday Business Post'[An] intelligent, beautifully written tale of ordinary people in troubled times' Sunday Independent
Label
Fallen, Lia Mills
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Publication
Note
Originally published: Dublin: Penguin Ireland, 2014
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0019739608
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9780241964729
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Fallen, Lia Mills
Publication
Note
Originally published: Dublin: Penguin Ireland, 2014
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0019739608
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9780241964729
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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