An eminently poetic book, Langrishe, Go Down (Higgins's first novel) traces the fall of the Langrishes-a once wealthy, highly respected Irish family-through the lives of their four daughters, especially the youngest, Imogen, whose love affair with a self-centered German scholar resonates throughout the book.
'Exquisite.' Damon Galgut 'Masterly.' The Times 'Miraculous.' Herald 'Astonishing.' Colm Toibin 'Stunning.' Sunday Independent 'Absolutely beautiful.' Douglas Stuart A Book of the Year in The Times and The New Statesman It is 1985, in an Irish town.