One by One in the Darkness

Deirdre Madden

One by One in the Darkness follows a week in the lives of three sisters shortly before the start of the IRA ceasefire in 1994, undercut with the story of their childhood in Northern Ireland of the 1960s and 1970s.

The history of both a family and a society, One by One in the Darkness confirms Deirdre Madden’s reputation as one of Irish fiction’s most outstanding talents.

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