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Hugo Hamilton


Ireland (b.1953)

Hugo Hamilton is the author of five novels, a collection of short stories, and the New York Times Notable memoir The Speckled People. He has been awarded the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, France's Prix Femina Étranger, and Italy's Giuseppe Berto Prize. He lives in Dublin.

Genres: Mystery, General Fiction
 
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Animals (2006)
Keith Ridgway
"Only the strongest writer can carry off this daring examination of emptiness at the heart of our global society. Animals is funny, grotesque, absurdly powerful and unsettling, like walking across a room full of trapdoors."
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City of Bohane (2011)
Kevin Barry
"An extreme adventure in pure language and fictional daring."

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