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THE TOP TEN IRISH BESTSELLER

‘Absorbing and heartwarming’ Irish Times
‘A wonderfully unexpected tale of life, death and everything in between’ Graham Norton

Seventeen years ago, Jeanie Masterson chose duty over love, giving up the chance of a new life in London with her childhood sweetheart to work in the family undertakers in her small Irish town.

Now, when Jeanie’s parents suddenly announce their plan to retire and leave the business to her and her husband, it brings long-silenced doubts about her job, her marriage and her future to the surface. Faced once again with a choice between stability and freedom, can Jeanie find the courage to listen to her own voice?

‘Warm and funny, full of lovely characters and poignant moments.’ Good Housekeeping
‘Ireland’s long line of magical storytellers is further enriched by Anne Griffin . . . An outstanding read’ Sunday Express

ISBN: 9781473683082

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Jeanie Masterson has a gift: she can hear the recently dead and give voice to their final wishes and revelations. Inherited from her father, this gift has enabled the family undertakers to flourish in their small Irish town. Yet she has always been uneasy about censoring some of the dead’s last messages to the living. Unsure, too, about the choice she made when she left school 17 years ago: to stay or leave for a new life in London with her charismatic teenage sweetheart. So when Jeanie’s parents unexpectedly announce their plan to retire, she is jolted out of her limbo. In this captivating successor to her bestselling debut, Anne Griffin portrays a young woman who is torn between duty, a comfortable marriage and a role she both loves and hates and her last chance to break free, unaware she has not been alone in softening the truth for a long while.

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Weight0.24 kg
Dimensions19.6 × 12.6 × 2.4 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

345

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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