The new novel about love, loyalty and nature, from the author of Academy Street, Irish Book Awards Book of the Year 2014.
Mary Costello lives in Galway. Her short story collection, The China Factory (2012), was nominated for the Guardian First Book Award and shortlisted for an Irish Book Award. Her first novel, Academy Street (2014), won the Irish Novel of the Year Award at the Irish Book Awards and was named overall Irish Book of the Year. It was serialised on BBC Radio 4's Book at Bedtime and was shortlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award, the Costa First Novel Prize, the EU Prize for Literature and the Prix Litteraire des Ambassadeurs de la Francophonie en Irlande, andhas been translated into several languages. The River Capture is her second novel.
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