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The trout : a novel / Peter Cunningham.

Book Book (2017.)
Description: 284 pages ; 22 cm.
Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, 2017.
4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Winthrop. (Show preferred library)
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  • ISBN: 9781628727449 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1628727446 (hardback)
  • Edition: First North American Edition.
Summary: "At the heart of every life there lies a secret. Alex Smyth, of Irish birth but living for many years with his wife in rural Canada, receives a trout fly in the mail, with no message and no return address. It stirs a fear that he is being stalked after the publication of his most recent book, and it awakens in him deeply buried, inchoate memories from his childhood in Ireland, before he was old enough to understand the adult world around him. It also evokes the guilt that he may have murdered a man, a feeling so strong it changes him and threatens his marriage. Alex has no choice but to return alone to Ireland and his estranged father, to try and begin to solve the mystery. A novel of great literary beauty structured as a tense psychological thriller, The Trout is a tale of predators and prey, deception, and the hidden crimes that can shape a life. Alex's physician father loved to fish and imbued in him a deep knowledge of the sport. In brief passages, this fisherman's lore periodically comes to the surface and resonates deeply with the dark mystery at the core of the novel"-- Provided by publisher.
"Alex Smyth, of Irish birth but living for many years with his wife in rural Canada, receives a trout fly in the mail, with no message and no return address. It stirs a fear that he is being stalked after the publication of his first novel and awakens in him deeply buried, inchoate memories from his childhood in Ireland, before he was old enough to understand the adult world around him. It also evokes the guilt that he may have murdered a man, a feeling so strong it changes him and threatens his marriage. Alex has no choice but to return alone to Ireland and his estranged father, to try and begin to solve the mystery. A novel of great literary beauty structured as a tense psychological thriller, The Trout is a tale of predators and prey, deception, and the hidden crimes that can shape a life. Alex's physician father loved to fish and imbued in him a deep knowledge of the sport. In brief passages that begin each chapter, this fisherman's lore comes to the surface and resonates deeply with the dark mystery at the core of the novel"-- Provided by publisher.
Citation: Cunningham, Peter. "The trout : a novel." New York : Arcade Publishing, 2017.

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