A masterful novel about a violent crime and its reverberations throughout a community - as timely and relevant in 2019 as it was when first published in 2001
'We were the Mulvaneys, remember us? For a long time you envied us, then you pitied us. For a long time you admired us, then you thought Good! that's what they deserve.'
The Mulvaneys of High Point Farm are blessed. But then, on Valentine's Day 1976, something happens to Marianne, the pretty sixteen-year-old daughter, and nothing will ever be the same again ...