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Beatlebone

Beatlebone( )
Author: Barry, Kevin
ISBN:978-1-78211-613-4
Publication Date:Nov 2015
Publisher:Canongate Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $39.99
Book Description:

WINNER OF THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZESHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS 2015He will spend three days alone on his island. That is all that he asks . . . John is so many miles from love now and home. This is the story of his strangest trip.John owns a tiny island off the west coast of Ireland. Maybe it is there that he can at last outrun the shadows of his past. The tale of a wild journey into the world and a wild journey within, Beatlebone is a mystery box of a novel. It's a portrait of an...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Biographical
Fiction / Alternative History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.399 x 21.999 x 2.7 cm
Book Weight:0.397 Kilograms
Author Biography
Barry, Kevin (Author)


Kevin Barry was born in 1969 in Ireland. He is the author of two collections of short stories and the novel City of Bohane. He started out as a frelance journalist writing a column for the Irish Examiner. He soon focused all of his time on writing. In 2007 he won the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature for his short story collection There are Little Kingdoms. In 2011 he released his debut novel City of Bohane, which was followed in 2012 by the short story collection Dark Lies the Island. Barry won the International Dublin Literary Award for his novel City of Bohane in 2013. He also won the Goldsmiths Prize 2015 with his title Beatlebone.

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