The Vogue

By Eoin McNamee

LONGLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2019 'A wonderfully eerie, tragic read. I read it with my heart in my mouth.' Anna Burns, Man Booker Prize-winning author of Milkman 'A captivating tale about secrets, repression and the falsity of history.' Guardian Books of the Year Late 1944: two teenagers dance the Vogue in silence on the floor of the Pirnmill Aerodrome. She is the minister's daughter and should be at home; he loses the bet they make that night. Decades later, a ghost returns to Morne to identify a body found in the shifting sands. Names have long since changed and children long since cast out, but some things refuse to be forgotten. Set against an eerie coastal landscape awash with secrets, The Vogue is an unforgettable novel of ghosts, lies and vengeance.
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About Author

Eoin McNamee

Eoin McNamee's novels include Resurrection Man, later made into a film, The Blue Tango, which was longlisted for the Booker Prize, Orchid Blue, described by John Burnside in the Guardian as 'not only a political novel of the highest order but also that rare phenomenon, a genuinely tragic work of art,' and Blue is the Night. He lives in Sligo.

Product Details
Binding : Paperback / softback
Number of Pages : 272
Publisher : Faber & Faber
Publication Date : Aug 1, 2019
Weight : 218.00g
ISBN-13 : 9780571331611
Dimension : 198 x 129 x 16(mm)