The Ram of God: A Novel
Ireland's bestselling novelist offers a story of requited love, revenge, and subterfuge. Suicide, pregnancy out of wedlock, malicious pettiness, and family ties and traditions are all bound together in The Ram of God, as Keane touches on a panoplay of controversial subjects, from the domineering hypocrisy of the Catholic Church to local police corruption and the tragic effects of alcoholism.
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THE RAM OF GODUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Playwright-novelist Keane movingly evokes the pervasive pettiness and prejudice of Irish rural life, blighting dreams and love, in the story of a young man who's destined for the priesthood but is ... Read full review
The Ram of God: A NovelUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Life in the Irish village of Ballybobwan is full of incident. Villagers plot and scheme, pine away for unrequited loves, abuse their families, and drink themselves to early deaths. Edward Drannaghy ... Read full review