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The Irish Times Review of Hugh's new novel
"...a beautiful work of fiction from a vivid imagination."
Read more of times review here>>>

Southern Cross, Buenos Ares Review here >>>

In the Shadow of the Ombú Tree

In his latest book Hugh FitzGerald Ryan tells the story of his great grandmother and the South American town that bears her name.

...a story of young love in a new country, far from the families they never said goodbye to...striving to build a future for their children in a land torn apart by civil war, and haunted by memories of the native Charrúa tribe…


‘ ...(Ryan) is a born storyteller, a man sure of his subject, a colourful descriptive writer and a scholar well researched as to the lore and traditions of his historical time and place.’ - VINCENT BANVILLE

Pages: 352 pp
Hardback 0-9548529-0-7
Paperback 0-9548529-1-5

Publisher: Chaos Press

Retail Price
Hardback € 22.95

Read the first few chapters of In the Shadow of the Ombú Tree here.

>>> Ombú Tree sample.pdf

In the Shadow of the Ombú Tree  and most of Hugh Fitzgerald's other works are available to purchase in all good Irish bookshops now and online from www.amazon.com. and www.eason.ie

Should you have any difficulty getting a copy from an outlet near you don't hesitate to contact Chaos Press directly who are happy to ship directly to anywhere in the world.

We welcome international orders from both trade and individual customers.  Currently there is only a facility on our website to purchase In the Shadow of the Ombú Tree  and Reprisal directly from our website. We will be updating our orders page shortly to include the authors previous works.


Ancestral Voices was also published in the USA by Vandamere Press and is available from to purchase from their website www.vandamere.com 

<<American Reviews for Ancestral Voices>>

Previous books by Hugh FitzGerald Ryan For more information on the authors previous work follow this link    H.F. Ryan's  WEBSITE


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