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Star of the Sea (novel)

Star of the Sea
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First edition cover
AuthorJoseph O'Connor
CountryIreland
LanguageEnglish
GenreHistorical
PublisherRandom House
Publication date
1 January 2004
Media typePrint (Paperback)
Pages410pp (432 including prolog ue)
ISBN0-09-946962-6 (first edition, paperback)
OCLC53123829

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.[1][2]