A grotesquely irreverent look at modern-day Ireland’s mores

A grotesquely irreverent look at modern-day Ireland’s mores
Lisa McInerney: cynical and unsentimental

Fiction: The Glorious Heresies. By Lisa McInerney. John Murray, €19.

It’s a great time to be an Irish writer. Donal Ryan has just won the European Union Prize for Literature, while Julian Gough recently secured a prestigious publishing deal with Picador for his latest novel. And it’s an especially good time to be an Irish female writer. Anne Enright was appointed Laureate for Irish Fiction earlier this year, while debut writers such as Eimear McBride and Sara Baume have been securing critical acclaim and accolades at home and abroad.

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