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Dark Lies the Island

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Description for Dark Lies the Island Paperback. A collection of unpredictable stories about love and cruelty, crimes, desperation, and hope. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 12. Weight in Grams: 146.

Winner of the Sunday Times short story prize

Winner of the Edge Hill short story prize

A kiss that just won't happen. A disco at the end of the world. A teenage goth on a terror mission. And OAP kiddie-snatchers, and scouse real-ale enthusiasts, and occult weirdness in the backwoods...

Dark Lies the Island is a collection of unpredictable stories about love and cruelty, crimes, desperation, and hope from the man Irvine Welsh has described as 'the most arresting and original writer to emerge from these islands in years'. Every page is shot through with the ... Read more

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About Kevin Barry
Kevin Barry's debut story collection, There Are Little Kingdoms, won the Rooney Prize in 2007. His first novel, City of Bohane, was published in 2011 and shortlisted for the Hughes and Hughes Irish Novel of the Year and the Costa First Novel Award. His short fiction has appeared widely on both sides of the Atlantic, in publications such as Best ... Read more

Reviews for Dark Lies the Island
Stealthy and shimmering
Boston Globe
He writes short stories that will satisfy any reader
Shane Hegarty
Irish Times
This book of short stories seals Barry's rep as one of the most original voices to emerge from the Emerald Isle in some years. Full of acute observation and sly wit, this collection is the ideal companion ... Read more

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