“Burke shows again that he’s not just a comic genius, but also a fine dramatic writer and storyteller.” – Booklist. “Prose both scabrous and poetic.” – Publishers Weekly. “Proust meets Chandler over a pint of Guinness.” – Spectator. “Among the most memorable books of the year, of any genre.” – Sunday Times. “A hardboiled delight.” – Guardian. “Imagine Donald Westlake and Richard Stark collaborating on a screwball noir.” – Kirkus Reviews. “A cross between Raymond Chandler and Flann O’Brien.” – John Banville.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Launch: MINDS OF WINTER by Ed O’Loughlin

Ed O’Loughlin launches his latest novel, MINDS OF WINTER (riverrun), next week. I read an early advance copy a few months ago, and it’s stayed with me ever since – it’s easily one of the best novels I’ve read this year. If you’re interested in powerful storytelling and beautiful prose, all wrapped up in a Russian Doll-style exploration of a bizarre mystery – well, this one’s for you. The details:
Join
Ed O’Loughlin
to celebrate the launch of his new novel
MINDS OF WINTER
at Dubray Books
(36 Grafton Street, Dublin 2)
on Tuesday August 30th at 6.30pm
  For more on Ed O’Loughlin, clickety-click here

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