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By Bernie McGill

ISBN-10: 147223958X

ISBN-13: 9781472239587

'McGill writes approximately lifestyles, love and telegraphy with a poet's readability' The Sunday Times

As the 20th century dawns at the island of Rathlin, a spot ravaged by means of storms and haunted by way of earlier tragedies, Nuala Byrne is confronted with a tricky selection. deserted by way of her relatives for the recent global, she gets an offer from the island's getting older tailor. For the cost of a roof over her head, she accepts.

Meanwhile the island is alive with gossip concerning the strangers who've arrived from the mainland, armed with mysterious apparatus which may reportedly thieve a person's phrases and transmit them via skinny air. whilst Nuala is shipped to cook dinner for those males - engineers, who've been despatched to Rathlin via Marconi to behavior experiments within the use of instant telegraphy - she encounters an Italian named Gabriel, who deals her the opportunity to equip herself with new talents and data. As her friendship with Gabriel opens up horizons past the rocky and treacherous cliffs of her island domestic, Nuala starts to grasp that her take care of the tailor used to be a discount she shouldn't ever have struck.

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