Bay Ridge Book Club Meetup

Faithful Place, by Tana French.

 

Back in 1985, Frank Mackey was nineteen, growing up poor in Dublin’s inner city, and living crammed into a small flat with his family on Faithful Place. But he had his sights set on a lot more. He and Rosie Daly were all ready to run away to London together, get married, get good jobs, break away from factory work and poverty and their old lives.

 

But on the winter night when they were supposed to leave, Rosie didn’t show. Frank took it for granted that she’d dumped him-probably because of his alcoholic father, nutcase mother, and generally dysfunctional family. He never went home again.

 

Neither did Rosie. Everyone thought she had gone to England on her own and was over there living a shiny new life. Then, twenty-two years later, Rosie’s suitcase shows up behind a fireplace in a derelict house on Faithful Place, and Frank is going home whether he likes it or not.

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  • Mary b.

    I was so glad to meet you all. It was a interesting and fun session.

    September 10, 2013

  • Diane

    Unable to make it this evening. Enjoy the discussion...see you next month :-)

    September 9, 2013

  • Jennifer Tullman F.

    Hi I won"t be able to make Monday's meeting.
    Hope everyone has a great time!

    September 7, 2013

  • Chirine

    Hi.

    September 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have not had a chance to begin reading French's work, but did come across http://bookcourt.com/events/troubled-daughters-twisted-wives earlier today while (of all unrelated things) hunting for a too-elusive Kenya Hara first edition and a Japanese recipe for kombucha coffee mushrooms; yes, both things exist!

    August 21, 2013

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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