By Theresa Kishkan
Short-listed for the 2005 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize
Declan O’Malley got here to the coast of British Columbia since it used to be as distant from eire as he might be able to pass. Haunted through thoughts of his family’s dying by the hands of the Black and Tans, Declan is not able to flee his grief. He immerses himself in a brand new existence, looking to produce a extra ideal translation of Homer’s Odyssey whereas while turning into towards the relations on whose estate he's dwelling. yet Declan can't loose himself from his prior, and whilst eire beckons, he's attracted to his personal heritage and to the chance for a happier future.
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A Man in a Distant Field: A Novel by Theresa Kishkan