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Kevin Barry - Night Boat to Tangier

Friday 21st June 19:00 - 20:00 at Cork

We are delighted to welcome Kevin Barry back to Waterstones Cork to read from his new novel Night Boat to Tangier.It's late one night at the Spanish port of Algeciras and two fading Irish gangsters are waiting on the boat from Tangier. A lover has been lost, a daughter has gone missing, their world has come asunder - can it be put together again? Night Boat to Tangier is a novel drenched in sex and death and narcotics, in sudden violence and old magic, but it is obsessed, above all, with the mysteries of love. A tragicomic masterwork, Night Boat to Tangier is both mordant and hilarious, lyrical yet laden with menace. 

       Kevin Barry is the author of the novels Beatlebone and City of Bohane and the story collections Dark Lies the Island and There Are Little Kingdoms. His awards include the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the Goldsmiths Prize, the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Prize and the Lannan Foundation Literary Award. His stories and essays have appeared in the New Yorker, Granta and elsewhere. He also works as a playwright and screenwriter, and he lives in County Sligo, Ireland. Don't miss this opportunity to hear this multi award winning author and supremely entertaining reader
Cork Waterstones, Cork
Friday 21st June 19:00 - 20:00

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