Richard Kearney discusses SALVAGE

Please join us on Thursday, May 18th, at 7pm as Richard Kearney discusses his novel, Salvage.

It's 1939 and young Maeve O'Sullivan and her family are among the last inhabitants of a windswept island off the south coast of Ireland. After her father's death, Maeve finds herself the last inheritor of the old ways of healing. But the future beckons to Maeve with the arrival of Seamus, a handsome young medical student heading for Dublin. Timely and timeless, Kearney's novel offers sensual homage to a singular landscape brimming with a Gaelic wisdom about the natural world.

Richard Kearney is an Irish philosopher and writer who holds the Seelig Chair of Philosophy at Boston College. He has written many books on European philosophy, narrative imagination, and Irish culture, as well as a book of poetry and two previous novels. Kearney is also director of the international Guestbook Project of Narrative Hospitality.

Event date: 
Thursday, May 18, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
10 Langley Rd
Newton, MA 02459-1972
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$19.00
ISBN: 9798986340173
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Arrowsmith Press - May 3rd, 2023

It's 1939 and young Maeve O'Sullivan and her family are among the last inhabitants of a windswept island off the south coast of Ireland. After her father's death, Maeve finds herself the last inheritor of the old ways of healing. But the future beckons to Maeve with the arrival of Seamus, a handsome young medical student heading for Dublin.