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The secret scripture, Sebastian Barry

Label
The secret scripture, Sebastian Barry
Language
eng
resource.accompanyingMatter
libretto or text
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Main title
The secret scripture
Medium
sound recording audiobook download
Responsibility statement
Sebastian Barry
Summary
Roseanne McNulty, once one of the most beautiful and beguiling girls in County Sligo, Ireland, is now an elderly patient at Roscommon Regional Mental Hospital. As her hundredth year draws near, she decides to record the events of her life, hiding the manuscript beneath the floorboards. Meanwhile, the hospital is preparing to close and is evaluating its patients to determine whether they can return to society. Dr. Grene, Roseanne's caretaker, takes a special interest in her case. In his research, he discovers a document written by a local priest that tells a very different story of Roseanne's life than what she recalls. As doctor and patient attempt to understand each other, they begin to uncover long-buried secrets about themselves
Target audience
general
Classification