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The Glorious Heresies

(2015)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book
Desmond Elliott Prize Best Book
From Lisa McInerney, hailed by The Irish Times as "arguably the most talented writer at work in Ireland today," comes The Glorious Heresies, a searing debut novel about life on the fringes of Ireland's post-crash society.
When grandmother Maureen Phelan is surprised in her home by a stranger, she clubs the intruder with a Holy Stone. The consequences of this unplanned murder connect four misfits struggling against their meager circumstances. Ryan is a fifteen-year-old drug dealer desperate not to turn out like his alcoholic father, Tony, whose feud with his next-door neighbor threatens to ruin his family. Georgie is a sex worker who half-heartedly joins a born-again movement to escape her profession and drug habit. And Jimmy Phelan, the most fearsome gangster in the city and Maureen's estranged son, finds that his mother's bizarre attempts at redemption threaten his entire organization.
Biting and darkly funny, The Glorious Heresies presents an unforgettable vision of a city plagued by poverty and exploitation, where salvation still awaits in the most unexpected places.

- New York Time's Book Review's "10 Best Crime Novels" of the year

Genre: Literary Fiction

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August 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Glorious Heresies: A Novel
Author(s): Lisa McInerney
ISBN: 0-8041-8906-4 / 978-0-8041-8906-4 (USA edition)
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Title: The Glorious Heresies: Winner of the Baileys' Women's Prize for Fiction 2016
Author(s): Lisa McInerney
ISBN: 1-4447-9885-5 / 978-1-4447-9885-2 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

May 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Glorious Heresies: A Novel
Author(s): Lisa McInerney
ISBN: 0-8041-8907-2 / 978-0-8041-8907-1 (USA edition)
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2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Glorious Heresies: Winner of the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction and the Desmond Elliot Prize 2016
Author(s): Lisa McInerney
ISBN: 1-4447-9888-X / 978-1-4447-9888-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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April 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Glorious Heresies: Winner of the Baileys' Women's Prize for Fiction 2016
Author(s): Lisa McInerney
ISBN: 1-4447-9886-3 / 978-1-4447-9886-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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August 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Glorious Heresies: A Novel
Author(s): Lisa McInerney
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May 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Glorious Heresies: Winner of the Baileys' Women's Prize for Fiction 2016
Author(s): Lisa McInerney
Publisher: John Murray
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May 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Glorious Heresies: Winner of the Baileys' Women's Prize for Fiction 2016
Author(s): Lisa McInerney
Publisher: John Murray
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May 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Glorious Heresies: Winner of the Baileys' Women's Prize for Fiction 2016
Author(s): Lisa McInerney
Publisher: John Murray
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August 2016 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Glorious Heresies: A Novel
Author(s): Lisa McInerney
Publisher: Tim Duggan Books
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April 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Glorious Heresies: Winner of the Baileys' Women's Prize for Fiction 2016
Author(s): Lisa McInerney
Publisher: John Murray
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April 2015 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Glorious Heresies: Winner of the Baileys' Women's Prize for Fiction 2016
Author(s): Lisa McInerney
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon CA