The Little Red Chairs
When a man who calls himself a faith healer arrives in a small, west-coast Irish village, the community is soon under the spell of this charismatic stranger from the Balkans. One woman in particular, Fidelma McBride, becomes enthralled in a fatal attraction that leads to unimaginable consequences.
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In this novel, acclaimed as O’Brien’s masterpiece, a small Irish village is transfixed by a stranger claiming to be a holistic healer. A lonely woman succumbs to his attractions and is launched on a horrifying journey of hardship and redemption as she learns the terrible truth of her seducer’s past.
Faber and Faber