“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:
Ed O’Loughlin
to celebrate the launch of his new novel
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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