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John Boyne: A History of Loneliness
Left Bank Books, Thursday, February 26 at 7pm
St. Louis County Library - Headquarters

Propelled into the priesthood by a family tragedy, Odran Yates is full of hope and ambition. When he arrives at Clonliffe Seminary in the 1970s, priests are highly respected, and Odran believes that he is pledging his life to "the good." Forty years later, Odran's devotion is caught in revelations that shatter the Irish people's faith in the Catholic Church. A novel as intimate as it is universal, A History of Loneliness is about the stories we tell ourselves to make peace with our lives.

For more information, please contact the St. Louis County Library at 314.994.3300.

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John Boyne - A History of Loneliness
Politics and Prose, Sunday, February 22 at 5pm
Best known for The Boy in the striped pajamas, Boyne has earned acclaim for his sensitivity and masterful handling of complex social and psychological issues. His tenth novel for adults focuses on Odran Yates, an idealistic young Irishman who enters the priesthood in the 1970s. Decades later, when an innocent act is misinterpreted, Father Yates is suddenly caught up in the scandals rocking the Catholic Church. (Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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