Saturday October 24, 2020

Artistic License

Novels for here and now

30th October, 2010
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Have you noticed that, when a literary novelist appears on a chatshow these days, the presenter wants to talk to them about anything but their new book? Whether it’s Colm Tóibín or the Leitrim-dwelling DBC Pierre, the prevailing theme behind the interviews is the same: their novel will not be of interest to the audience, but their take on Irish society will.

You can understand why.

After all, if...

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