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John Irving in Dun Laoghaire

John Irving, famously, writes backwards.  His novels begin at the end and work their way back to a beginning. It’s a process that suggests a level of authority and control that I’ve envied since I first heard about it. He was in … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: MARY COSTELLO

  Mary Costello comes from Galway but she lives in Dublin. Her first book, a collection of short stories entitled The China Factory (2012) was published by the Stinging Fly Press to great acclaim, and was nominated for the Guardian … Continue reading

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