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A fabulous multi-level novel

Clare Lacey is on a quest. In Ireland to attend an Art History conference, she sets out to find her father who walked out one day to buy a pack of cigarettes when she was a child, and disappeared. She is urged on her way by chance encounters: with a woman in a high tower, a blind man at a crossroads, a couple of rotund earthlings, a singer whose song she does not understand . . . Clues lie all around on a labyrinth of walls - but the final clue lies deep within.

With Irish roots and a nod to the Irish classic, The Year of the Hiker by John B. Keane, this is a contemporary novel about inheritance, belief, art, love . . . and limestone.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781869791681

    April 9, 2009

    RHNZ Vintage

    240 pages

    RRP $29.99

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  • EBook

    9781869791698

    November 1, 2011

    RHNZ Adult ebooks

    240 pages

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