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Carlo Gébler

 

Carlo Gébler

14th September at 8.30pm
Firkin Crane Theatre, Shandon

Reading with Alannah Hopkin. Admission: €5

Carlo Gébler was born Dublin in 1954, the eldest son of writer parents, Ernest Gébler and Edna O’Brien. He is the author of several novels including; August in July (1987), Malachy and his Family (1991), Life of a Drum (1992), The Cure (1995), How To Murder a Man (1999), A Good Day for a Dog (2008), and The Eleventh Summer (2002) and, most recently, The Dead Eight (2011), which was shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award. His other works include the short story collection W9 & Other Lives (2011), as well as several works of non-fiction including his memoir, Father & I (2001), and the narrative history, The Siege of Derry (2008). He has also written extensively in publications such as the Critical Quarterly, The Dublin Review, Fiction Magazine, The Financial Times, The Guardian, and The Irish Independent, amongst others. Recent publications from New Island are The Projectionist: The Story of Ernest Gébler, The Wing Orderly's Tales, and The Innocent of Falkland Road.

 

 

Links

Carlo Gébler at Lagan Press

Interview with Carlo Gébler at Listowel Writer's Week

 

 

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