The Fisher Child Philip Casey

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The Fisher Child  by  Philip Casey

The Fisher Child by Philip Casey
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Like the Renaissance painting which fascinates Kate, The Fisher Child is in three parts. In the first, Kate is happily married to Dan, both of them second-generation Irish and comfortable in their middle-class north London lives.

They have twoMoreLike the Renaissance painting which fascinates Kate, The Fisher Child is in three parts. In the first, Kate is happily married to Dan, both of them second-generation Irish and comfortable in their middle-class north London lives. They have two children, a boy and a girl, with another one on the way. But when Meg is born, Dan cannot accept her as his child, and retreats to Ireland in bewilderment. In Wexford, his family are partaking in the the bi-centenary commemoration of the 1798 Rebellion, and he learns about his ancest0r Hugh Byrne, a rebel who was forced to flee Ireland, presumably to America.

Dan will never know what the reader discovers in part two - that Hugh had not settled in America but in the Caribbean island of Montserrat, where he fell in love with Ama, a black slave whose genes have lain hidden in Dans family for two centuries.



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