Sunday July 5, 2020

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Our guide to the best recently published books

28th August, 2016

By Ed O’Loughlin Riverun, €18.60

Irish novelist Ed O’Loughlin turns his hand to historical fiction with this tale of the real-life Franklin expedition, which sailed from England in 1845 bound for the waters of the Northwest Passage – and never returned. In his new novel, O’Loughlin skilfully reconstructs the enigmatic story, while adding in a contemporary tale of family secrets. An ambitious, impressive read.

By Derek Landy HarperCollins,...

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