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After the Silence
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After the Silence (Hardback)

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Synopsis

Nessa Crowley's murderer has been protected by silence for ten years.

Until a team of documentary makers decide to find out the truth.





On the day of Henry and Keelin Kinsella's wild party at their big house a violent storm engulfed the island of Inisrun, cutting it off from the mainland. When morning broke Nessa Crowley's lifeless body lay in the garden, her last breath silenced by the music and the thunder.





The killer couldn't have escaped Inisrun, but no-one was charged with the murder. The mystery that surrounded the death of Nessa remained hidden. But the islanders knew who to blame for the crime that changed them forever.





Ten years later a documentary crew arrives, there to lift the lid off the Kinsella's carefully constructed lives, determined to find evidence that will prove Henry's guilt and Keelin's complicity in the murder of beautiful Nessa.





In this bold, brilliant, disturbing new novel Louise O'Neill shows that deadly secrets are devastating to those who hold them close.

Fiction & PoetryCrime & ThrillersFiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Quercus Publishing Publication Date: 03/09/2020 ISBN-13: 9781784298890  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Louise O'Neill is the feminist powerhouse and outspoken voice for change whose novels Only Ever Yours and Asking for It helped to start important conversations about body image and consent. Asking for It won Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards 2015 and stayed in the Irish Top Ten fiction chart for over a year. Only Ever Yours won Newcomer of the Year at the Irish Book Awards and the Bookseller YA Prize. Film/TV rights have been optioned on both books. Louise lives and works in West Cork, Ireland. She contributes regularly to Irish TV and radio, and has a weekly column in the Irish Examiner.

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Ostensibly a mystery surrounding the death 10 years ago of the eldest ‘Crowley Girl’ this is actually more a story about Keelin Kinsella the wife of the main murder suspect. This is quite a dark story, slightly disturbing and unnerving but undoubtedly relevant and Keelin’s relationship with her husband told thought her eyes sent a shiver down my spine. This is a solid, credible piece of work by Louise O’Neill and it draws you in gradually but very effectively, this is an essential read.

- 03/09/2020
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