The other Gleeson’s first novel pulses with verve

Rockadoon Shore is Rory Gleeson’s first novel

5th February, 2017
Rory Gleeson: a literary talent to watch PIc: Sean Berrigan

FICTION: Rockadoon Shore, By Rory Gleeson, John Murray, €19

There are good reasons for thinking of the first novel – especially the first novel of a writer in his or her 20s – as a genre of its own. A first novel is a report from the front lines of youth. It shows you the writer in embryonic form, all ambition and rough edges. First novels have energy. They have the freshness of...

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