Dark Lies the Island

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by Kevin Barry

WINNER OF THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE
SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS 2015

 

Dark Lies the Island

Dark Lies the Island is a collection of unpredictable stories about love, cruelty, hope, crimes and desperation. Every page is shot through with riotous humor, sympathy and blistering language that mark Kevin Barry as a pure entertainer and storyteller for the ages.

About the Author

Kevin Barry is the author of the highly acclaimed novel City of Bohane and two short-story collections, Dark Lies the Island and There Are Little Kingdoms. He was awarded the Rooney Prize in 2007 and won the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award in 2012. For City of Bohane, he was short-listed for the Costa First Novel Award and the Irish Book Award, and won the Author’s Club Best First Novel Prize, the European Union Prize for Literature, and the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. His short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker and elsewhere. He lives in County Sligo in Ireland

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Weight 0.35 kg
Dimensions 11 × 1.2 × 18 cm