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The crooked branch

By: Cummins, Jeanine

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1472272854 / 9781472272850
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11/06/2020
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United Kingdom
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20 cm 400 pages
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'Rich and intricately drawn... luminous prose' Carolyn ParkhurstAfter the birth of her daughter Emma, the usually resilient Majella finds herself feeling isolated and exhausted.

Then, at her childhood home, Majella discovers the diary of her maternal ancestor Ginny, and is shocked to read a story of murder in her family history. With the famine upon her, Ginny Doyle fled from Ireland to America, but not all of her family made it.

What happened during those harrowing years, and why does Ginny call herself a killer?

Is Majella genetically fated to be a bad mother, despite the fierce tenderness she feels for her baby?Determined to uncover the truth of her heritage and her own identity, Majella sets out to explore Ginny's past - and discovers surprising truths about her family and ultimately, herself.

BIC:

1DBR Ireland, FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), FV Historical fiction

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