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Skin Paper Stone Máire T. Robinson

Skin Paper Stone

Máire T. Robinson

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‘People think that if they go far away they’ll leave the parts of themselves they don’t like behind. But it doesn’t work like that…’Stevie moves to Galway to pursue her PhD and takes refuge in the city, and in her relationship with Joe Kavanagh, aMore‘People think that if they go far away they’ll leave the parts of themselves they don’t like behind. But it doesn’t work like that…’Stevie moves to Galway to pursue her PhD and takes refuge in the city, and in her relationship with Joe Kavanagh, a charismatic but dispirited artistBoth are looking for something more, but struggle to navigate their way free from the claustrophobia of their lives, the limited circle of acquaintances, the lack of ambition. Escape is the only option, but the surface level of friendliness surrounding them masks a deeper hinterland of jealousy, secrets and violence that can break out at any time.Exploring the chaos and confusion faced by those in their late twenties with humour, pathos and insightful sensitivity, Skin, Paper, Stone is the first novel by Máire T. Robinson, an exciting new voice in Irish writing.