|1 January 2004|
|Media type||Print (Paperback)|
|Pages||410pp (432 including prolog ue)|
|ISBN||0-09-946962-6 (first edition, paperback)|
Star of the Sea is a historical novel by the Irish writer Joseph O'Connor published in 2004. The novel is set in 1847 against the backdrop of the Irish famine. Star of the Sea became an international number one bestseller, selling more than 800,000 copies in a year.