The Law of Dreams
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The Law of Dreams

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WINNER OF THE GOVERNOR GENERAL'S AWARD FOR FICTION Walk outside. That is what you do in dreams. The law of dreams is, keep moving.It is 1846 and Ireland is dying of hunger. Among the dead, Fergus's family-still warm in their beds when the landlord orders their home torched and destroyed. And so Fergus begins his journey. It will take him from his mountain to the teeming streets of Dublin and Liverpool, through workhouse, dosshouse, brothel and railway shanty town; through love and need; ultimately, to the other side of the world.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 356 pages
  • 156 x 235 x 29mm | 524g
  • Text Publishing Co
  • The Text Publishing Company
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • 1921145854
  • 9781921145858
  • 1,964,720

About Peter Behrens

Peter Behrens was a Writing Fellow of the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts and held a Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University. He is the author of a collection of stories, Night Driving. He was born in Montreal and lives on the coast of Maine with his wife and son.show more