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Joseph O'Connor


Ireland (b.1963)

Joseph O'Connor was born in Dublin. He has written thirteen books, including five previous novels: Cowboys and Indians, Desperadoes, The Salesman, Inishowen and most recently Star of the Sea, which became an international bestseller, winning the Irish Post Award for Literature, an American Library Association Award, France's Prix Millepages and the Prix Madeleine Zepter for European Novel of the Year. His work has been published in twenty-nine languages.
 

Genres: Historical, Literary Fiction, Mystery
 
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Novels
   Cowboys and Indians (1991)
   Desperadoes (1994)
   The Salesman (1998)
   Inishowen (2000)
   Yeats is Dead! (2001) (with others)
   Star of the Sea (2002)
   Redemption Falls (2007)
   Ghost Light (2010)
   The Thrill of it All (2014)
   Shadowplay (2019)
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Collections
   True Believers (1991)
   Red Roses and Petrol (1995)
   Where Have You Been? (2012)
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Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
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Series contributed to
Finbar's Hotel
   Finbar's Hotel (1997) (with others)
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Joseph O'Connor recommends
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Service (2023)
Sarah Gilmartin
"A powerful and compelling novel from a very gifted writer."
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Falling Animals (2023)
Sheila Armstrong
"An immensively impressive debut from a major literary talent."
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Nothing Special (2023)
Nicole Flattery
"A wry, witty and wonderful novel from a brilliantly captivating storyteller."

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