Irish Book Awards

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What value do you place on life? What can you forgive? And just how do you say goodbye?

Joe hasn’t seen his brother for ten years, and it’s for the most brutal of reasons. Ed is on death row. But now Ed’s execution date has been set, and Joe is determined to spend those last weeks with him, no matter what other people think

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