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Costa Book of the Year-winning author of The Secret Scripture.
- Sebastian Barry would have once been considered a playwright who occasionally wrote novels, he is now largely a novelist who sometimes writes plays.
- He was born and educated in Dublin and is the son of the late Irish actress, Joan O'Hara.
- His work is known for its wonderfully dense prose and is almost exclusively set in Ireland.
- He has won many awards as a playwright and is acquiring an enviable trophy case as a novelist.
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Posted on 1st Feb, 2015 by Colm Tóibín
Our February Fiction Book of the Month is Colm Tóibín's heartbreaking Irish novel, Nora Webster, which was shortlisted for the 2014 Costa Novel Award. Read an extract from the first chapter below.