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JHISS 2019: Kevin Barry in conversation with Jan Carson

Marketplace Theatre
028 3752 1821
25/07/2019
25/07/2019

Kevin Barry in conversation with Jan Carson

Thurs 25 July | 1.30pm | £8

 

Kevin Barry’s debut novel, City of Bohane, won the IMPAC award as well as the EU Prize for Literature, and was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award; his second novel, Beatlebone, won the Goldsmiths Prize. He earned much acclaim for his collections of short stories, There Are Little Kingdoms and Dark Lies the Island. Kevin will be in conversation with novelist Jan Carson, critically acclaimed author of The Fire Starters, about his darkly comic new novel, Night Boat to Tangier, selected as One To Watch for 2019 by both the Guardian and New Statesman

 

“Barry blends glorious voluptuous prose with entrancing storytelling” Tessa Hadley

 

‘If prose were gold and diamonds there’d be thousands of hell-bent prospectors heading for the Black Hills of Kevin Barry’s glistening, sparkling novel’ Sebastian Barry

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