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Dark Lies the Island - a book by Barry, Kevin

Dark Lies the Island


Dark Lies the Island( )
Author: Barry, Kevin
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Graywolf Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.00
Book Description:

An award-winning collection from the author of City of Bohane, which was hailed by Pete Hamill as "full of marvels" (The New York Times Book Review)

* Short-listed for the Frank O'Connor Short Story Award * Winner of the Sunday Times Short Story Award * One of last year's most critically acclaimed books in the UK * A Guernica Best Book of the Year * A Library Journal "Best Indie Fiction of 2013" *

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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.14 x 8.49 x 1.11 Inches
Book Weight:0.825 Pounds
Author Biography
Barry, Kevin (Author)

Kevin Barry was born in 1969 in Ireland. He is the author of two collections of short stories and the novel City of Bohane. He started out as a frelance journalist writing a column for the Irish Examiner. He soon focused all of his time on writing. In 2007 he won the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature for his short story collection There are Little Kingdoms. In 2011 he released his debut novel City of Bohane, which was followed in 2012 by the short story collection Dark Lies the Island. Barry won the International Dublin Literary Award for his novel City of Bohane in 2013. He also won the Goldsmiths Prize 2015 with his title Beatlebone.


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