Peach is nineteen and pretty happy with the way things are.
She has her university work, two wildly different best friends, her sister, Stella, to look after and a broken heart to mend.
But when she takes a summer job at a cafe in the old convent, her idea of who she is takes a sharp turn into the past.Where once there were nuns, young girls and women who had fallen on hard times, Peach discovers secrets from three generations of her family.
As their stories are revealed, Peach is jolted out of her comfort zone.
But does she really want to know who she is?Warm and real, intense and provocative, Maureen McCarthy's The Convent shows in vivid detail how fate and the choices we make ripple and reverberate through time.A novel to fall in love with.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 440 pages
- Publisher: Allen & Unwin
- Publication Date: 05/11/2015
- Category: General
- ISBN: 9781743366691