Blackwater Lightship (Paperback)
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Blackwater Lightship (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 25/06/2001
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"The Blackwater Lightship" is set in the early 1990s in an old house in Ireland. Helen and her family have gathered there to care for her brother, who is dying of AIDS. A portrayal of a family at war with itself, whose storytelling and truth revealing may be able to heal all their wounds.

Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9780743203319
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 248 g
Dimensions: 204 x 135 x 16 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Francine Prose Elle Beautifully crafted...spare and devastating...
The Wall Street Journal The Blackwater Lightship is the most perfect work on the Booker list...The prose is economical and deft, and the book is rich with entrancing stories.
Jim Marks The Washington Post Book World ...supple, beautifully modulated prose, complex relationships and careful construction...a powerful and absorbing novel.
Judy Lightfoot The Seattle Times So much is here and you long to grasp it whole...the best new novel this reviewer has read all year.
Mark Levin Men's Journal T ib n is a superb technician with a brave soul. The Blackwater Lightship is a great and humanizing novel.
Robert Sullivan Vogue T ib n writes with high-voltage restraint.

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