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6%OFFMary Costello - Barcelona - 9781805301844 - 9781805301844
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Barcelona

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Description for Barcelona Paperback. ***THIS IS A PREORDER TO BE SHIPPED ON OR AROUND THE PUBLICATION DATE IN MARCH 2024***

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 ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2024
Publisher
Canongate Books
Condition
New
Number of Pages
192
Place of Publication
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781805301844
SKU
9781805301844
Shipping Time
Will be shipped on or around publication date
Ref
99-199

About Mary Costello
Mary Costello lives in Galway. Her short story collection, The China Factory (2012), was nominated for the Guardian First Book Award and shortlisted for an Irish Book Award. Her first novel, Academy Street (2014), won the Irish Novel of the Year Award at the Irish Book Awards and was named overall Irish Book of the Year. The River Capture, her ... Read more

Reviews for Barcelona
Clear-eyed and provocative, bruised and bruising: these are the stories of a writer at the very top of her game
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 ... Read more

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