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The Ghost Factory - Set in Belfast

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ISBN: 9780008295509
AuthorMCCARTNEY, JENNY
Pub Date21/03/2019
BindingTrade PB
CountryIRL
Dewey
Publisher: Harper Collins
Quick overview A powerful debut set in Belfast and London in the latter years of the twentieth century. Written with verve and flair, and spiked with humour, The Ghost Factory marks the arrival of an auspicious new talent.
€15.69

The Troubles turned Northern Ireland into a ghost factory: as the manufacturing industry withered, the death business boomed. In trying to come to terms with his father’s sudden death, and the attack on his harmless best friend Titch, Jacky is forced to face the bullies who still menace a city scarred by conflict. After he himself is attacked, he flees to London to build a new life. But even in the midst of a burgeoning love affair he hears the ghosts of his past echoing, pulling him back to Belfast, crying out for retribution and justice.

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The Troubles turned Northern Ireland into a ghost factory: as the manufacturing industry withered, the death business boomed. In trying to come to terms with his father’s sudden death, and the attack on his harmless best friend Titch, Jacky is forced to face the bullies who still menace a city scarred by conflict. After he himself is attacked, he flees to London to build a new life. But even in the midst of a burgeoning love affair he hears the ghosts of his past echoing, pulling him back to Belfast, crying out for retribution and justice.

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