Sean O'Reilly's debut novel is a journey into the dark and uncomfortable psyche of Niall, a young man on the run from the past and denying himself a future. In the nineties, soon after the first IRA cease-fire has ended, Niall returns to the damaged ...
city of his youth after years of wandering around Europefrom city to city and woman to woman. His family has fractured, and Niall's failure to show up at his father's funeral has encouraged a bitter response. Just as his memories, fears, and desires threaten to consume him, Niall enters into a dangerous relationship with Lorna, a committed socialist with a dark side of her own. Love and Sleep introduces a new and strikingly original voice in post-Troubles Irish fiction.