AN IRISH TIMES FICTION BOOK TO LOOK OUT FOR IN 2024
In Barcelona, we meet a cast of characters who live turbulent inner lives. In a Spanish hotel room a marriage unravels as a young wife is haunted by a past love. A father travels to Paris to meet his scientist son and is exposed to his son's true nature. A woman attends a reading by a famous author and comes to some painful realisations about her own marriage.
The stories in Barcelona reveal the underlying disquiet of modern life and the sometimes brutal nature of humanity. Whether
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Reviews for Barcelona
EIMEAR McBRIDE It is quite marvellous the way her gentle touch and patience steers the reader towards such hard-won insight into the human heart and gets us to stand before such terrifying visions
MIKE McCORMACK Costello writes with