Prophet Song

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by Paul Lynch

A fearless portrait of a society on the brink as a mother faces a terrible choice, from an internationally award-winning author.

Description

On a dark, wet evening in Dublin, scientist and mother-of-four Eilish Stack answers her front door to find the GNSB on her step. Two officers from Ireland’s newly formed secret police are here to interrogate her husband, a trade unionist.

Ireland is falling apart. The country is in the grip of a government turning towards tyranny and Eilish can only watch helplessly as the world she knew disappears. When first her husband and then her eldest son vanish, Eilish finds herself caught within the nightmare logic of a collapsing society.

How far will she go to save her family? And what – or who – is she willing to leave behind?

Exhilarating, terrifying and propulsive, Prophet Song is a work of breathtaking originality, offering a devastating vision of a country at war and a deeply human portrait of a mother’s fight to hold her family together.

Additional information

Book Condition

New

Cover

Paperback

Size

Length: 320 pages
234 x 152 x 26 mm

Genre

Fiction, Contemporary, Literary Fiction, Science Fiction

Published

August 24, 2023 by Oneworld Publications

Awards

Booker Prize Winner (2023)