The Translation of the Bones (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Translation of the Bones A searingly powerful novel about passion and isolation, about the nature of belief, about love and motherhood and a search for truth.
- Published: 16 August 2012
- Format: Paperback 240 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781780220147 ISBN 10: 1780220146
- Sales rank: 192,646
Full description for The Translation of the Bones
In a church in Battersea, Mary-Margaret O'Reilly sees blood on her hands and believes she has witnessed a miracle. The consequences are both profound and devastating - not just for her but for others, too: Father Diamond, the parish priest, struggling with his own faith. Stella, adrift in her marriage and aching for her ten-year old son, away at boarding school. Alice, counting the days until her soldier son comes home. And Mary-Margaret's mother, imprisoned in a tower block with nothing but her thoughts for company...