Dead Irish Themes

John Lescroart
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Jealousy

Jealousy plays a large role in the novel Dead Irish by John Lescroart. Father James Cavanaugh, trusted friend and family priest of the Cochran family, kills the oldest son, Eddie, when he learns that the good fortunes of the Cochran family will continue for another generation.

For years, Cavanaugh had coveted the life led by the Cochran family. Friends with Erin and big Ed in their youth, James had been in love with Erin from the start. When the Cochran's had married, Father Jim had run away and been missing for days, only to return and reveal nothing of his whereabouts. It is not until many years later that Dismas Hardy discovered an unsolved murder of a call girl tied to Cavanaugh. When Eddie tells his priest and friend that he is going to be a father, jealousy shows itself once again. Cavanaugh is unable to bear the...

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