Ghost Moth

Ghost Moth

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 28/08/2014
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Ghost Moth
Wonderful historical fiction.
Rating: 7/10 Cutting back and forth between 1949 and 1969, this story follows Katherine and the choices she makes, and how the consequences reverberate th... READ MORE
Kimi at Blackpool
Ghost Moth
Heartbreakingly atmospheric - took my breath away!
Wow! What a debut. I've just finished reading Ghost Moth which is simply the most beautiful piece of writing I've read in some time. The book moves betwee... READ MORE
Jo Turner at Lincoln High Street


A stunning new voice reminiscent of Maggie O'Farrell and Jon McGregor, which has already been acclaimed by John Banville, Roddy Doyle and Anne Enright. GHOST MOTH will transport you to two hot summers, 20 years apart.Northern Ireland, 1949. Katherine must choose between George Bedford - solid, reliable, devoted George - and Tom McKinley, who makes her feel alive.The reverberations of that summer - of the passions that were spilled, the lies that were told and the bargains that were made - still clamour to be heard in 1969. Northern Ireland has become a tinderbox but tragedy also lurks closer to home. As Katherine and George struggle to save their marriage and silence the ghosts of the past, their family and city stand on the brink of collapse...

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781780226248
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Weight: 214g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm

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Ghost Moth
Beautiful well written book which tells the everyday story of love lost. The book focuses on the relationship between Katherine and George alternating betw... READ MORE