This Magnificent Desolation

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Bloomsbury, 2013 - Abandoned children - 416 pages
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A heart-breaking, staggering, soaring novel about war, music, loneliness and the redemptive power of the imagination.

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About the author (2013)

Thomas O'Malley is the author of the novel In the Province of Saints, selected as one of the best books of 2005 by Booklist and the New York Public Library. He earned his MFA at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and teaches at Dartmouth College. Raised in Ireland and England, O'Malley currently lives in the Boston area. This Magnificent Desolation has been shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award.

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