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A Beautiful Brogue
Code: SR10  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Fiction
Tuesday, May 15 2012 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Ticketed (see details)
Carrington Hotel, Katoomba, 15-47 Katoomba Street, Katoomba Venue & Transport Info
Sebastian Barry
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Irish novelist Sebastian Barry’s latest work On Canaan’s Side, a rich historical novel about Lilly Bere, forced by events in Ireland to flee to America, is described by one reviewer as “an intense and immersive read, one in which brutal events are cast in a diffuse light that gives them an almost mythic quality”.

Presented with Varuna, The Writers’ House.

Tickets:
Tuesday 15 May all-day pass $60/$50
Monday & Tuesday 2-day pass $90 (no concession)
Single Sessions (unless otherwise indicated): $15

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Sebastian Barry (International)

Sebastian Barry was born in Dublin in 1955. His novels include The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty, Annie Dunne, A Long Long Way and The Secret Scripture. A Long Long Way, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, was the Dublin: One City, One Book choice for 2007. The Secret Scripture won several awards and was also shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Sebastian lives in Wicklow with his wife and three children.

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