The Heart's Invisible Furies

John Boyne

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Named Book of the Month Club's Book of the Year, 2017
Selected one of New York Times Readers' Favorite Books of 2017
Winner of the 2018 Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award

From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of The Boy In the Striped Pajamas, a sweeping, heartfelt saga about the course of one man's life, beginning and ending in post-war Ireland

Cyril Avery is not a real Avery -- or at least, that's what his adoptive parents tell him. And he never will be. But if he isn't a real Avery, then who is he?

Born out of wedlock to a teenage girl cast out from her rural Irish community and adopted by a well-to-do if eccentric Dublin couple via the intervention of a hunchbacked Redemptorist nun, Cyril is adrift in the world, anchored only tenuously by his heartfelt friendship with the infinitely more glamourous and dangerous Julian Woodbead. At the mercy of fortune and coincidence, he will spend a lifetime coming to know himself and where he came from - and over his many years, will struggle to discover an identity, a home, a country, and much more.

In this, Boyne's most transcendent work to date, we are shown the story of Ireland from the 1940s to today through the eyes of one ordinary man. The Heart's Invisible Furies is a novel to make you laugh and cry while reminding us all of the redemptive power of the human spirit.

Publisher: Hogarth Press
Published: 03/06/2018
Pages: 592
Weight: 0.9lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.20w x 1.30d
ISBN: 9781524760793

About the Author
JOHN BOYNE is the author of 10 novels for adults, 5 for younger readers and a collection of short stories. His 2006 novel THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS was an international bestseller, selling over 7 million copies worldwide and being made into a film, a play, a ballet and an opera. In his native Ireland, he has won three Irish Book Awards and been shortlisted on 10 separate occasions. He has also won or been shortlisted for a host of international literary awards, including a Stonewall Honor Award and a Lambda Literary Award in the United States. A regular participant in internationl literary festivals, he has also been a member of the jury for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and, in 2015, chaired the jury for Canada's Scotiabank Giller Prize. His novels are published in over 50 languages.