The Death of All Things Seen by Michael Collins
Hardback 1st Edition
Hand Signed by Michael Collins to the Title Page
New & Unread - Published 2016
There was a new beginning. He felt it everywhere, in the sweep of change, in the simple pronouncement of 'Yes we can!''
It's 2008 and Norman Price – a moderately successful forty-something playwright living in Chicago – considers the shuddering impact of the financial crash. What's needed, he thinks, is the will for a new existence. When his parents die, one shortly after the other, The New Existence becomes Norman's mantra as he tries to recalibrate his own shaken world.
Into Norman's tentative re-building, a couple of bombshells are dropped. His parents' old house has to go on the market, forcing him to revisit the past. And then he receives a mysterious email from a man he has never met but whose name is instantly, painfully, familiar.
Norman's new existence is suddenly threatened by past secrets. Michael Collins takes post 9/11 America as the background for a deeply moving novel about complex identities and the fragility of humanity.
About the Author:
Michael Collins was born in Limerick and educated in Ireland and the US, where he won an athletics scholarship to Notre Dame University. He divides his life between Dublin and a small town near Chicago. Running and writing are his twin passions.
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