Monday October 26, 2020

It’s All Greek To Colm Tóibín

With bestsellers and box office success to his name, author Colm Tóibín is free to move in whichever direction he likes – and this time it’s to Greece, for a modern retelling of an ancient tragedy

11th June, 2017
Colm Toibin: ‘When you get to my age, home is where your CDs are’ Pic: Fergal Phillips

‘Let’s sit where there’s no sign of Seanie Fitz,” Colm Tóibín says with a grin, leading the way into the plush lounge area of the Conrad Hotel, a stroll away from St Stephen’s Green.

As interview openers go, it’s a typically snazzy one from the bestselling novelist. It’s mere days since the former Anglo Irish Bank chairman has been cleared of all criminal...

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