Foster : by the Booker-shortlisted author of Small Things Like These-9780571379149

Foster : by the Booker-shortlisted author of Small Things Like These by Keegan, Claire

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Author: Keegan, Claire

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Published on 18 August 2022 by FABER & FABER in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 96 pages
131 x 197 x 11 | 122g

** Adapted into the Oscar-nominated film adaptation, An Cailin Ciuin / The Quiet Girl **From the author of the Booker-shortlisted Small Things Like These, a heartbreaking, haunting story of childhood, loss and love by one of Ireland's most acclaimed writers.

'A real jewel.' Irish Independent'A small miracle.' Sunday Times'A thing of finely honed beauty.' Guardian'Thrilling.' Richard Ford'As good as Chekhov.' David MitchellIt is a hot summer in rural Ireland. A girl is sent to live with foster parents on a farm, not knowing when she will return home. In the strangers' house, she finds a warmth and affection she has not known before and slowly begins to blossom in their care. But in a house where there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers how fragile her idyll is.