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“The palm trees give the street a holiday atmosphere. There must be something in the soil they like. They have straight leaves that get a bit ragged, with split ends. At night you hear them rattling in the wind”. The narrator of Dublin Palms has returned to Dublin to set up home with his partner Helen and their two children.
Hugo Hamilton’s spectacular new novel is a powerful story of fragmentation and belonging, of emigrants and strangers and people returning.