Foster

Foster

Description

A small girl is sent to live with foster parents on a farm in rural Ireland, without 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. And then a secret is revealed and suddenly, she realizes how fragile her idyll is. Winner of the Davy Byrnes Memorial Prize, Foster is now published in a revised and expanded version. Beautiful, sad and eerie, it is a story of astonishing emotional depth, showcasing Claire Keegan's great accomplishment and talent.

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Details

Author(s)
Claire Keegan
Format
Paperback | 96 pages
Dimensions
126 x 198 x 6mm | 99g
Publication date
02 Sep 2010
Publisher
FABER & FABER
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition Statement
Main
ISBN10
0571255655
ISBN13
9780571255658
Bestsellers rank
16,794