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7th January, 2018
Michael Ondaatje: set to return with a new novel set in the years after WWII

Donal Ryan is one of our finest chroniclers of a certain kind of rural angst, rage and despair – as evidenced by frequently heartbreakingly raw novels including The Spinning Heart, All We Shall Know and The Thing About December. In Ryan’s forthcoming novel, the Nenagh author moves beyond these shores to offer us a narrative partially set in Syria. Due in March, the book has the rather beautiful title From a Low and Quiet Sea....

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