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ITHACA – ALAN McMONAGLE (PICADOR)


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THE DEBUT novel from Galway-based Alan McMonagle is set in the summer of 2019 in an unnamed Irish Midlands town “miles from anywhere, and built inside a hole made out of bog”. With so much recession fiction already doing the rounds, it’s a well-worn dystopian setting (“ghost estates, empty spaces, idle offices, unfinished apartments, the... Read more »

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