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The Matchmaker of Kenmare

A Novel of Ireland

The Matchmaker of Kenmare( )
Author: Delaney, Frank
ISBN:978-1-4000-6784-8
Publication Date:Aug 2011
Publisher:Random House, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $49.95
Book Description:

"And there's a legend--she had only vague details--that all couples who are meant to marry are connected by an invisible silver cord which is wrapped around their ankles at birth, and in time the matchmaking gods pull those cords tighter and tighter and draw the couple slowly toward one another until they meet." So says Miss Kate Begley, Matchmaker of Kenmare, the enigmatic woman Ben MacCarthy meets in the summer of 1943. As World War II rages on, Ben remains haunted by...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.713 x 24.232 x 3.505 cm
Book Weight:0.654 Kilograms
Author Biography
Delaney, Frank (Author)
Francis James Joseph Raphael Delaney was born in County Tipperary, Ireland on October 24, 1942. Before becoming a full-time writer, he was a radio and television reporter for BBC broadcasting. He wrote about two dozen fiction and nonfiction books during his lifetime including Ireland, Jim Hawkins and the Curse of Treasure Island, The Celts, A Walk to the Western Isles, and James Joyce's Odyssey: A Guide to the Dublin of Ulysses. He died following a stroke on February 21, 2017 at the age of 74.

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