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The Good People

Hannah Kent

Set in rural Ireland in 1875, Nóra Leahy is caring for her grandson, Micheál following the deaths of his parents. The trauma has caused him to lose the ability to walk and talk. The townspeople have dubbed Micheál a changeling under the control of fairies known as The Good People, and are blaming him for misfortunes taking place in town. Nóra enlists Mary to help with Micheál's care and Nance to set communicate with both The Good People and the townspeople to help set things right and protect Micheál.