The year is 1921. Ben Sheridan, a young American, sets out for Ireland to track down his true family, and walks straight into the savagery of the Black-and-Tan war. The Promise of Light is an unforgettable novel of action, a remarkable study of youth, and a work of immense literary distinction by one of Britain's finest young writers.
'His prose is terse and direct, reminiscent of Hemingway, and like the great master he explores the clash of the masculine virtues of courage, loyalty and endurance with treachery and fear.' Daily Telegraph
Publisher: Faber & Faber ISBN: 9780571169436 Number of pages: 224 Weight: 180 g Dimensions: 200 x 128 x 18 mm Edition: Main
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