Reissue of the Irish Number 1 bestseller.
Esther Doyle is a young Irish girl growing up in a small fishing community in Connemara in the 1950s. Her life is a stable one, bound by the slow rhythms of farming life and the joy of looking after her handicapped sister Nonie. But her existence is horribly changed when she becomes pregnant and is sent to the home for fallen women in Dublin, the Magdalen Laundry...
“This book pulls no punches...Marita Conlon-McKenna is breaking new ground with The Magdalen”