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Holding

 11.00

by Graham Norton

‘Poised and perceptive’ Sunday Times

‘a beautiful piece of writing with a great story and fantastic, full bodied characters. All this with glorious West Cork as its setting…irresistible.’ Kathy Burke

‘… a deftly plotted story as moving as it is compelling’ Sunday Mirror

‘Strenuously charming … surprisingly tender’ Metro

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Holding

The remote Irish village of Duneen has known little drama; and yet its inhabitants are troubled. Sergeant PJ Collins hasn’t always been this overweight; mother of two Brid Riordan hasn’t always been an alcoholic; and elegant Evelyn Ross hasn’t always felt that her life was a total waste. So when human remains are discovered on an old farm, suspected to be that of Tommy Burke – a former love of both Brid and Evelyn – the village’s dark past begins to unravel.

As the frustrated PJ struggles to solve a genuine case for the first time in his life, he unearths a community’s worth of anger and resentments, secrets and regret.

Darkly comic, touching and at times profoundly sad. Graham Norton employs his acerbic wit to breathe life into a host of lovable characters, and explore – with searing honesty – the complexities and contradictions that make us human.

About the Author

Graham Norton is one of the UK’s most treasured comedians and presenters. Born in Clondalkin, a suburb of Dublin, Norton’s first big TV appearance was as Father Noel Furlong on Channel 4’s Father Ted in the early 1990s. He then secured a prime time slot on Channel 4 with his chat shows So Graham Norton and V Graham Norton.

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Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 12.8 × 2.6 × 19.7 cm

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