Broken Harbor, Broken Home: Tana French's Haunted Landscape

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Tana French’s Dublin Murder Squad novels have collected a devoted following for her meticulous plots, character insights, and sharp cultural observations. Her 2012 novel, Broken Harbor, continues her practice of using the Irish landscape as a metaphor for the characters’ tormented lives, where the history of the land—from the isolated estates of the Anglo-Irish gentry to the famine cottages nestled in fields—becomes not just a setting but an almost congenital aspect of her characters’ psychology.


ISBN 9781527590014 (hardcover); 9781527590021 (ebook).

Link for full text ebook is available to authorized Sacred Heart University users.

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