An Evening with Christine Dwyer Hickey
In Conversation with Belinda McKeon
Tuesday, September 25th | 7:30 pm
Winner of The Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award 2012
“The most profound novel I have read for years. It gripped me through a 10-hour train journey, making me turn the pages with impatience and reluctance.” - Stevie Davies, THE GUARDIAN
Barry McGovern reads from Christine Dwyer Hickey’s The Cold Eye of Heaven.
Join us for an evening with Christine Dwyer Hickey as she reads from her award winning new novel The Cold Eye of Heaven, a darkly comic masterpiece that charts seventy-five years in the life of a Dubliner and his city, through poverty and prosperity, boom and bust.
Christine Dwyer Hickey is an award-winning novelist and short story writer. Twice winner of the Listowel Writers’ Week short story competition, she was also a prize-winner in the prestigious Observer/Penguin short story competition. Her best-selling novel Tatty was longlisted for the Orange Prize and shortlisted for the Hughes & Hughes Irish Novel of the Year Award.