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Jul 31, 2020

marks a triumphant return

Kathleen McMahon’s Nothing But Blue Sky

Kathleen’s tender, devastating story of a marriage and surviving terrible loss is published this summer by Penguin Sandycove.

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A brilliant observer of the human heart in all its frailties, Kathleen is the author of This is How it Ends and The Long, Hot Summer, both critical and popular successes. Donal Ryan said of Nothing But Blue Sky, ‘What a beautiful novel… Elegant, understated, subtly powerful, and rings so perfectly true.’ Bestselling writer Anne Griffin was equally enthusiastic: ‘Gentle and triumphant, McMahon offers us a novel steeped in beautiful prose and poignant tenderness. Henrietta McKervey simply said ‘stunning’ and Examiner journalist and writer Sue Leonard said, ‘it’s rare to read an account of a happy, normal marriage and she does it brilliantly.

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