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Donal Ryan

 

 

Donal Ryan

 

Reading Wednesday, 18 September @ 7pm
Triskel Christchurch, Tobin Street, Cork. Tickets available at door.

 

 

Donal Ryan was born in a village in North Tipperary, a stroll from the shores of Lough Derg. He now lives and works in Co. Limerick. His debut novel The Spinning Heart was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize this year. The novel is told from the viewpoint of 21 people, each with their own story of struggling to get by, in a rural Munster village after Ireland’s financial collapse. His second novel The Thing About December is due for publication this autumn.   

 

 

Author Links

 

Feature on Donal Ryan in the Guardian

Interview with Ryan at Writing.ie

Excerpt from The Spinning Heart at Waterstones.com

 

 

 

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