IN STORE: Parnassus Book Club discusses The Queen of Dirt Island

Join moderator Kathy Schultenover for a discussion of Donal Ryan's The Queen of Dirt IslandThis is a free event which will take place in store on Tuesday, July 16th at 6:00 PM Central Time. 

Registration is not required for this meeting. Masks are strongly encouraged.

About the Book

From the multi-award-winning and internationally bestselling author Donal Ryan, a searing, jubilant story about four generations of women and fierce love

The Aylward women of Nenagh, Tipperary, are mad about each other, but you wouldn't always think it. You'd have to know them to know that--in spite of what the neighbors might say about raised voices and dramatic scenes--their house is a place of peace, filled with love, a refuge from the sadness and cruelty of the world.

Their story begins at an end and ends at a beginning. It involves wives and widows, gunrunners and gougers, sinners and saints. It's a story of terrible betrayals and fierce loyalties, of isolation and togetherness, of transgression, forgiveness, desire, and love. Of all the things family can be and all the things it sometimes isn't. The Queen of Dirt Island is an uplifting celebration of fierce, loyal love and the powerful stories that bind generations together.

Event date: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2024 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
Parnassus Books
3900 Hillsboro Pike Suite 14
Nashville, TN 37215
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ISBN: 9780593652954
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - February 27th, 2024