An exquisite winter tale of courage, and its cost -- set in Catholic Ireland.
Claire Keegan was brought up on a farm in Ireland. Her stories have won numerous awards and are translated into more than 20 languages. Foster was named by The Times as one of the top 50 novels to be published in the 21st Century. Keegan is now holding the Briena Staunton Fellowship at Pembroke College, Cambridge.
'A haunting, hopeful masterpiece.' - Sinead Gleeson
'A moral tale that is unsentimental and deeply affecting, because true and right.' - David Hayden