Ghost Light (Compact Disc)

By Joseph Oconnor

Audiogo, 9781609981464

Publication Date: March 15, 2011



Dublin, 1907: a city of whispered rumors. An actress still in her teens begins an affair with a damaged older man, the leading playwright at the theatre where she works. Rebellious, irreverent, beautiful, flirtatious, Molly Allgood is a girl of the inner city tenements, dreaming of stardom in America. Her lover, John Synge, is a troubled, reticent genius, the son of a once prosperous landowning family, a poet of fiery language and tempestuous passions. Yet his life is hampered by Edwardian conventions and by the austere and God-fearing mother with whom he lives.

About the Author

Joseph O'Connor: Joseph O'Connor is the author of seven novels, including the international bestsellers "Star of the Sea" and "Redemption Falls." His work has been published in 30 languages and he also writes for the stage and screen.