This is a story about loneliness and regret and the attempt to hold onto the American Dream in the post-war era. It is also the story of a troubled marriage and a fictional study of one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.
Insightful and full of suspense, this is an uncompromising portrayal of the suburbs and the cruelties brought about by the demands of respectability. A novel that truly makes us think about the lives of women.
Part psychological thriller, part ghost story, this is a modern tale, full of tension and mystery. Shot through with black humour, it questions contemporary Ireland and the current lost generation of young men who find themselves trapped by the expectations of society, family, women and self.
Last Train from Ligura is a tale of displacement and one woman’s life-long struggle for survival. It is also the tale of her grandaughter Anna and how sixty years later she comes to uncover certain facts about her grandmother’s life.
Journalist and Broadcaster Deirdre Walsh in conversation with novelist Christine Dwyer Hickey will take you through the process. Location, characters, plot, structure, research and, what to do when you finally reach....The End.