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  • Published: 30 September 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448130443
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

The Bend For Home



A funny, direct, lively and moving account of growing up in small-town Ireland. Healy lovingly coaxes his childhood into being until, one day, his elderly mother hands him the coded diary he kept as a teenage tearaway and the uncut past burst in like a blast of raw air.

  • Published: 30 September 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448130443
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

About the author

Dermot Healy

Dermot Healy was born 1947 in County Westmeath, Ireland and was a novelist, playwright and poet. He won the Hennessy Award (1974 and 1976), the Tom Gallon Award (1983), and the Encore Award (1995). His novels include A Goatsong, Fighting with Shadows and Sudden Times. He lived in County Sligo, Ireland, until his death in 2014.

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