Father's Music

by Dermot Bolger

Father's Music Synopsis

From one of Ireland's bestselling writers, a literary thriller set in London and Dublin. A combination of family fable and gripping thriller, `Father's Music' tells the story of Tracey, the troubled twenty-two-year-old daughter of an Englishwoman and a wandering musician from Donegal. She knows very little about her father, who returned to Ireland before Tracey was born, but when she is taken to Ireland by her lover, a Dublin businessman with underworld connections, Tracey at last feels she is coming home - to her father's land. Caught up in Dublin low-life, tormented by memories of her dead mother and eager to follow up news of her father, Tracey finds her journey home to be a dangerous and extraordinary one...

Father's Music Press Reviews

`Father's Music pulses to the rhythm of a taut romantic thriller. It is the work of a master craftsman, with intricate plotting and the interweaving of characters' lives casting a hypnotic spell' Jack Hanna, Irish Times `Dermot Bolger creates a Dublin, a particular world, like no one else writing can... It is the urban landscape of the thriller that Bolger has made exclusively his own.' Anne Haverty, Sunday Independent `A masterly psychological thriller' Sunday Telegraph

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007292868
Publication date: 1st July 2008
Author: Dermot Bolger
Publisher: Flamingo an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Dermot Bolger

Dermot Bolger is a distinguished novelist and playwright. His novels include The Journey Home, The Woman's Daughter, Emily's Shoes, and, most recently, A Second Life. He lives and works in Dublin.

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