"This is a story of an Irish solider during World War 1. A lot of fluff was added to the book, which bored me at times. Otherwise it is a simple story of a young man who feels he has disappointed his father by not growing tall enough and who has ..."
Praised as a master storyteller ( The Wall Street Journal ) and hailed for his flawless use of language ( Boston Herald ), Irish author and playwright Sebastian Barry has created a powerful new novel about divided loyalties and the realities of...
"Very little about the childhood. Words said and words perceived can definitely shape a person. This book is more about how one perceived what is being said, so becomes a learning tool for parents. It was NOT what I expected to read. The cover ..."