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City of Bohane

Author: Kevin Barry
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'City of Bohane' is a visionary novel that blends influences from film and the graphic novel, from Trojan beats and calypso rhythms, from Celtic myth and legend, from fado and the sagas, and from all the great inheritance of Irish literature.
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Genre/Form: Noir fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Barry
ISBN: 9780099549154 0099549158
OCLC Number: 769471044
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2011.
Awards: Winner of IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2013 (Ireland)
Description: 277 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Kevin Barry.

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Winner of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel AwardWinner of the Authors' Club Best First Novel AwardThe once-great city of Bohane on the west coast of  Read more...

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"The most arresting and original writer to emerge from these islands in years" * Irvine Welsh * "Hilarious and unpredictable - and always brilliant" * Roddy Doyle * "Astonishing.This marks him out as Read more...

 
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