Haunting tale of wasted lives
All The Beggars Riding by Lucy Caldwell. Faber & Faber, €16.35. Reviewed by Roisin Agnew.
All The Beggars Riding
Half-lives, ghost lives and unfulfilled destinies are everywhere in Belfast-born author Lucy Caldwell's latest novel. There are tragedies on a grand scale - the impact of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident on its survivors is chronicled - and on a smaller platform: Caldwell depicts the downfall of one family in particular.
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