By Des Kennedy
Climbing Patrick’s Mountain is bestselling writer Des Kennedy’s haunting and stylish story approximately coming to phrases with one’s past.
Expatriate Irishman Patrick Gallagher, an finished yet eccentric breeder of prized roses, returns to eire as a star host to steer a travel of Irish gardens, and hopes to draw the attention of a filthy rich purchaser to donate money to his backyard again domestic. what's deliberate to be a delightful and profitable journey quickly turns into a voyage of overcoming a painful background because the protagonist encounters the very purposes he left eire within the first position. simply as Patrick starts off to reconcile together with his demons, time runs out in a poignant conclusion.
A shiny coming-of-middle-age tale set in today’s eire, Climbing Patrick’s Mountain embraces the contradiction of the Irish sensibility: grand humour within the face of final tragedy.
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