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All We Shall Know - A Novel

Donal Ryan

A breathtaking and redemptive novel from the award-winning and Man Booker nominated author Donal Ryan Melody Shee is alone and in trouble. At 33 years-old, she finds herself pregnant with the child of a 17 year-old Traveller boy, Martin Toppy, and not by her husband Pat. Melody was teaching Martin to read, but now he's gone, and Pat leaves too, full of rage. She's trying to stay in the moment, but the future is looming, while the past won't let her go. It's a good thing that she meets Mary Crothery when she does. Mary is a bold young Traveller woman, and she knows more about Melody than she lets on. She might just save Melody's life. Following the nine months of her pregnancy, All We Shall Know unfolds with emotional immediacy in Melody's fierce, funny, and unforgettable voice, as she contends with her choices, past and present.

A breathtaking and redemptive novel from the award-winning and Man Booker nominated author Donal Ryan Melody Shee is alone and in trouble. At 33 years-old, she finds herself pregnant with the child of a 17 year-old Traveller boy, Martin Toppy, and not by her husband Pat. Melody was teaching Martin to read, but now he's gone, and Pat leaves too, full of rage. She's trying to stay in the moment, but the future is looming, while the past won't let her go. It's a good thing that she meets Mary Crothery when she does. Mary is a bold young Traveller woman, and she knows more about Melody than she lets on. She might just save Melody's life. Following the nine months of her pregnancy, All We Shall Know unfolds with emotional immediacy in Melody's fierce, funny, and unforgettable voice, as she contends with her choices, past and present.
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A breathtaking and redemptive novel from the award-winning and Man Booker nominated author Donal Ryan Melody Shee is alone and in trouble. At 33 years-old, she finds herself pregnant with the child of a 17 year-old Traveller boy, Martin Toppy, and not by her husband Pat. Melody was teaching Martin to read, but now he's gone, and Pat leaves too, full of rage. She's trying to stay in the moment, but the future is looming, while the past won't let her go. It's a good thing that she meets Mary Crothery when she does. Mary is a bold young Traveller woman, and she knows more about Melody than she lets on. She might just save Melody's life. Following the nine months of her pregnancy, All We Shall Know unfolds with emotional immediacy in Melody's fierce, funny, and unforgettable voice, as she contends with her choices, past and present.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Sonya Macari

Length:

6h 3m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:55


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:42


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:40


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:48


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:27


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:38


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:27


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:24


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:08


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:08


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:31


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:53


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:59


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:40


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:09


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:49


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

08:00


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:31


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:07


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:12


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:45


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

08:19


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:04


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:20


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:57


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

07:28


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:47


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:08


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

08:01


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:20


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:37


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:37


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:33


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:06


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

08:27


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:14


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

08:08


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:41


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:26


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:53


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:06


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

03:50


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

08:05


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:10


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:19


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:03


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:50


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:00


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:15


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:55


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:21


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:58


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:08


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:40


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

08:19


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

07:48


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:34


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:07


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

08:32


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

00:24