Brian Kennedy - HachetteIreland

Brian Kennedy



Brian Kennedy is one of Ireland's best-loved singer-songwriters. THE ARRIVAL OF FERGAL FLYNN is his first foray into fiction, with a semi-autoobiographical story set in his hometown of Belfast. Brian now lives in Killaloe, Co Tipperary.
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Roman Song

Brian Kennedy
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Brian Kennedy

When Fergal Flynn's remarkable singing talent is discovered by world-famous opera star Alfredo Moretti, the young man leaves his native Belfast and sets out for Rome, to study under the famous singer.It's a far cry from working-class Belfast, but Fergal soon finds out that excaping from a troubled past is not just a matter of geography. The more he tries to hide his rough edges, the harder it becomes for him to unearth his true voice. Then, Sudden news from home means he must returns to face one of the biggest challenges of his life.As Fergal begins to see his life in a new light, Alfredo faces his own drama as his buried past come back to haunt him. The result is an enchanting, funny and moving tale of coming to terms with your true self and of learning to recognise the signs when love comes to town.

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The Arrival of Fergal Flynn

Brian Kennedy
Authors:
Brian Kennedy

His father and brothers despise him; he's his mother's crutch one day, her punching bag the next; he has no idea what he wants to do with his life; and he fancies one of the boys in his class... Fergal just wants to belong - but knows he never will.When handsome young Father Mac arrives in the parish, Fergal embarks on a whirlwind journey towards a new life. As their relationship deepens,he discovers his sexuality, his talent for singing and the wonderful, terrifying opportunities the world has to offer.Funny, tender and unflinching, The Arrival of Fergal Flynn is the story of a young man struggling to find his voice against all the odds.