The Keanes seem a happy enough family. They live on the beautiful west coast of Ireland, the children are doing well and their business trading horses is successful. But when their daughter Martina does not return home one day, their unity is shattered and each member is isolated in confusion.
'Poignant . . . Thompson has a refreshing clarity of style, and is careful to evoke a sense of Ireland as place of strangeness and myth without being swept away on bogs and blarney.' — The Guardian