The Branchman

The Branchman

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4.44 (16 ratings by Goodreads)
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In this complex political thriller set in Galway in 1925, Detective Officer Michael Mackey of the newly-created Special Branch has been sent to the Garda Barracks in Ballinasloe on a mission to root out subversives. Soon he has a murder to solve, stolen arms to recover, and a lost love to rescue.This novel offers a timely, irreverent view of a young, febrile Irish Free State from the perspective of its newest police force, An Garda Siochana.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 362 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 28.45mm | 462.66g
  • Galway, Ireland
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1851321896
  • 9781851321896
  • 328,505

About Nessa O'Mahony

Nessa O'Mahony is a Dublin-born poet and novelist. She has published four books of poetry - Bar Talk, Trapping a Ghost, In Sight of Home, and Her Father's Daughter. O'Mahony won the National Women's Poetry Competition in 1997 and was shortlisted for the Patrick Kavanagh Prize and Hennessy Literature Awards.
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