The Umbrella Tree tells the story of Helena Wolff, who grew up on a coffee farm in Kenya, together with her brother Horace.

As an adult, she settled in an affluent Ireland, where her quiet and seemingly normal life in Wicklow is undermined by the tragedy and violence of her past. In this deep, yet often humorous novel, twists and turns culminate in a shocking and unexpected ending.

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ISBN/EAN 9781848400481
Author Mary Stanley
Publisher New Island
Publication date 20 Nov 2009
Format Paperback
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Contemporary Fiction

The Umbrella Tree

Mary Stanley

Helena Wolff is living a quiet and idyllic life in Wicklow, but she is constantly haunted by her childhood, in which she grew up on a coffee farm in Kenya. Can she learn to deal with the violence and tragedy of her past?

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