Vermeer would have made much of it
McKinty’s The Island is a page-turner, and often quite chilling and surprising in the turns it takes.
Upcoming Melbourne Irish Studies Seminar on Heaney’s visit to Australia in 1994.
Bloomsday events in Melbourne.
Two new writers and one well established.
Three recent novels with Irish authors or Irish themes.
New Irish and Irish Australian novels reviewed by Frank O’Shea.
Sine fadas all over the place.
Four new new Irish works, reviewed by Frank O’Shea.
Malachi O’Doherty uses Ulster, while John Connolly uses Arkansas for their murder stories. Graham Norton’s gentler story is set in West Cork.