The Law of Dreams

byPeter Behrens

Paperback | August 1, 2007

The Law of Dreams by Peter Behrens
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Winner of the Governor General's Award for Fiction. Peter Behrens's bestselling novel is gorgeously written, Homeric in scope, and haunting in its depiction of a young man's perilous journey from innocence to experience.

The Law of Dreams follows Fergus O'Brien from Ireland to Liverpool and Wales during the Great Potato Famine of 1847, and then beyond -- to a harrowing Atlantic crossing to Montreal. On the way, Fergus loses his family, discovers a teeming world beyond the hill farm where he was born, and experiences three great loves.

Peter Behrens's first novel, The Law of Dreams, won the Governor General's Award for Fiction and has been published in nine languages. His collection of short stories, Travelling Light, was reissued in 2013. The New York Times called his second novel, The O'Briens (2011), "a major achievement." Carry Me, his third novel, appe...
Title:The Law of DreamsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:408 pages, 8.25 X 5.56 X 1.27 inShipping dimensions:408 pages, 8.25 X 5.56 X 1.27 inPublished:August 1, 2007Publisher:House Of Anansi Press IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0887847749

ISBN - 13:9780887847745

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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