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Freedom is a Land I Cannot See

Peter Cunningham

Freedom is a Land I Cannot See by Peter Cunningham

1924. In the dangerous first years of the Irish Free State, beautiful Rose Raven, having lost her sight and her first love, is living quietly with her brother. But Ultan is involved in anti-government propaganda. As the net tightens, Rose is the only person who knows where the shameful truth is hidden – a truth so incendiary, it threatens the new Ireland itself.

RRP: £8.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781913207205
Publication Date: 25/06/2020
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Peter Cunningham
Peter Cunningham is from Waterford in the south east of Ireland. He is the author of the Monument series, widely acclaimed novels set in a fictional version of his home...


‘Timeless... A tragic story, but with enough warmth to ultimately feel life-affirming.’

Irish Independent

‘A web of intrigue, love, loss and betrayal that keeps you hooked right up to the end.’

RTÉ Culture

‘A novel with authentic atmosphere, compelling characters, flowing language and a tumultuous finish’

The Business Post

‘A masterful novel that will never leave you.’

Julia Keller, Pullitzer Prize-winning writer

‘An engrossing, enlightening, beautiful novel.’

Jennifer O'Connell, Irish Times writer

‘One of his best... I recommend it.’

Former Taoiseach John Bruton

‘Elegant, supremely crafted.’

Patrick McCabe

‘Cunningham’s novel is lyrically tender, but grows into a forensic distillation of nationalist and religious faultlines.’

Dermot Bolger

‘Freedom Is a Land I Cannot See is an intriguing, satisfying and beautiful novel about love, loss, truth and courage.’

Ciarán Collins

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