“When a high-pitched scream perforated my peace at the National Botanic Gardens in Dublin it seemed that it was not only audible but almost visible. It was as though the sound had made the light there vibrate – as though the plants and trees were altered by it.”
Praise for Geraldine O’Neill ‘This bittersweet coming-of-age novel is heartwarming and nostalgic’ IRISH INDEPENDENT ‘Geraldine O’Neill has a knack of drawing the reader in and not letting them go until the last page’ RTÉ GUIDE
Over one hundred years later, the annual Rose of Tralee International Festival was established, taking its inspiration from the 19th-century love song which tells the story of ‘Mary, the Rose of Tralee’.
The Secret Wife - Linda Kavanagh