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Night Swimming Finn, Doreen

ISBN: 9781781176276

A beguiling story. Beautiful writing. a gem of a book. - Rachael English

Set against the backdrop of a rare hot summer in Dublin, Night Swimming is a tender, beautifully told story of the burgeoning awareness that growing up brings. A magical and very moving description of love and loss of innocence. - Julia Kelly

Doreen Finns work has a unique sensory style, with unmatched colour, intimacy and pace. Night Swimming captures the essence of childhood innocence, of family and identity; a world in which the heat itself is a character. This is a very special book that I am sure will grant Finn the recognition she deserves. - Sophie Grenham

Nine-year-old Megan lives in Dublin with her mother, a beautiful and lonely artist, and her grandmother. Her father's whereabouts are a mystery. When an American family moves in downstairs, Megan's mother begins a tentative affair with the father.  Megan's life starts to unravel. It is a summer that will impact Megan future in ways she could never predict.


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