A Voyage Into Ireland’s Dark Heart

Clair Wills

Clair Wills’s latest book, Missing Persons or My Grandmother’s Secrets, was recently reviewed by John Banville in the Guardian.

Missing Persons must have been a very difficult book to write, for certainly it is difficult to read. This is not due to any defects of style or execution – it is an expertly crafted work, at once vigorous and subtle, which manages its effects and conserves its revelations with all the skill of a master novelist. The difficulty for the reader is in struggling to absorb the pain and pity of the story, or stories, which it relates.”

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