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Sebastian Barry


Ireland (1955 - )

Sebastian Barry was born in Dublin in 1955. His play, The Steward of Christendom, first produced in 1995, won many awards and has been seen around the world. His novel, The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty, appeared in 1998. He lives in Wicklow with his wife and three children.

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
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Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2005) : A Long Long Way
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2007) : A Long Long Way
Costa Book Awards Best Novel winner (2008) : The Secret Scripture
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book winner (2008) : The Secret Scripture
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2008) : The Secret Scripture
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2011) : On Canaan's Side


Sebastian Barry recommends

The Love and Death of Caterina (2011)
Andrew Nicoll
"A life-enhancing storyteller, of stellar wit and intriguing depth... pure gold."

Arimathea (2013)
Frank McGuinness
"The great spirit of Frank McGuinness radiates in this magnificent novel."

Connect (2017)
Julian Gough
"Julian Gough is a wonderful writer."


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