Known for his internationally best-selling novel, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, John Boyne returns with what is sure to be another bestseller. In The Heart’s Invisible Furies, Boyne takes us back to his native Ireland. Cyril Avery – and Ireland’s – story is traced from the 1940s to today as Avery grows up in an adoptive family, searching for his roots in terms of family, home, and country. Join us Sunday, October 29 at 5pm to hear from the bestselling Irishman.
“Bleak, bittersweet, and Irish to the bone… explore[s] the relationship between Catholicism and patriarchy in midcentury Ireland and beyond.” – O, The Oprah Magazine
The Irish Events NC Meetup Group will be hosting an Irish music session beginning at 4 pm, including tea and soda bread. All are welcome.
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 IrelandCyril 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?