City of Bohane

City of Bohane

* Shortlisted for the 2011 Costa Book Award in the First Novel category *

A blazingly original, wildly stylish, and pulpy debut novel

"City of Bohane, the extraordinary first novel by the Irish writer Kevin Barry, is full of marvels. They are all literary marvels, of course: marvels of language, invention, surprise. Savage brutality is here, but so is laughter. And humanity. And the abiding ache of tragedy." Pete Hamill, The New York Times Book Review (front page)… (more)

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Publisher: Graywolf Press (March 13, 2012)

Collection: Graywolf Press

Language: English

Awards: International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2013 winner


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