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  • Published: 15 March 2014
  • ISBN: 9781848271241
  • Imprint: Transworld Ireland
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $19.99
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The Rose Garden




An inspiring and warm-hearted new novel from the number one bestselling author of Three Women.

Molly’s perfect life comes crashing down following the unexpected death of her husband David. She is left alone with a big old house to maintain, finances in disarray and her hopes for happiness in a heap. But Molly is a survivor. Despite objections from her two daughters, Molly fears that the only solution will be to sell their beloved home. But as she finds herself drawn to the old neglected and overgrown walled rose garden and the dilapidated gardener’s cottage attached, shesuddenly sees a future as shedecides to restore them.

As the rose garden takes on a new life and starts to bloom again, Molly finds that she can look to the future with new confidence and hope.

  • Pub date: 15 March 2014
  • ISBN: 9781848271241
  • Imprint: Transworld Ireland
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Marita Conlon-McKenna

Marita Conlon-McKenna is one of Ireland's favourite authors. Her books include the award-winning Under the Hawthorn Tree which is set during Ireland’s great famine. Widely translated and published, it is now considered an Irish classic. Her other books include bestseller The Magdalen.

She is a winner of the International Reading Association Award, USA and a former chair person of Irish PEN.

Marita lives in Dublin with her husband and family.

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Praise for The Rose Garden

“A light, appealing summer read and a gentle reminder for readers young and not-so-young, to stop and smell the roses. It's summer, after all.”

Irish Independent


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