Irish Book Awards

Supported by

  • Specsavers
  • Irish Independent
  • Dept 51 @ Eason
  • National Book Awards
  • Eason
  • Ireland AM
  • Avoca
  • RTÉ Offical Media Partner
  • Listowel Writers’ Week
  • Sunday Independent
  • Bookselling Ireland

The Undertaking

A soldier on the Russian Front marries a woman in a photograph. In Berlin, the woman marries a photograph of the soldier. When they finally meet, they begin to imagine a life under the bright promise of Nazi Germany. But as the tide of war turns, the couple find themselves facing the terrible consequences of an extraordinary guilt.