The Secret Scripture Author:Sebastian Barry When she was a young woman, Roseanne McNulty was one of the most beautiful and beguiling girls in County Sligo, Ireland. Now, she is a patient at Rosecmomon Regional Hospital, and nearing he hundredth year. As the story of Roseanne's life unfolds, so does the life of her caregiver, Dr. Grene, who has been asked to evaluate the patients to deci... more »de if they can return to society when the hospital closes down. But as Dr. Grene researches her case, he discovers a document that tells a very different version of Roseanne's life from what she recalls.« less
I give every book the first 40 pages to hook me and this one didn't do it. I found this account of a 99 year old woman in an Irish mental hospital to be extremely wordy, jumping from place to place in the story and just plain boring.