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Beatlebone - Kevin Barry

Beatlebone - Kevin Barry
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Title: Beatlebone

Author:  Kevin Barry

ISBN:  9781782116134

Weight:  663g

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Beatlebone by Kevin Barry

He will spend three days alone on his island.  That is all that he asks...  John is so many miles from love now and home.  This is the story of his strangest trip.

John owns a tiny island off the west coast of Ireland.  Maybe it is there that he can at last outrun the shadows of his past.

The tale of a wild journey into the world and a wild journey within, Beatlebone is a mystery box of a novel.  It’s a portrait of an artist at a time of creative strife.  It is most of all a sad and beautiful comedy from one of the most gifted stylists now at work.

Peer & Press Reviews

Beatlebone is a rule-breaking novel, a strange and fascinating look at the mystery of creative inspiration.

Financial Times

Beatlebone is as gloriously confounding and as wondrously welcome as a hatching hawk’s egg in a Christmas cracker.

Niall Griffiths, author of A Great Big Shining Star

Casually lyrical, formally inventive, funny and moving, it is a small wonder.

Sunday Times

Bibliographic Info

AttributeDetails
TitleBeatlebone
Author
Book Features
Edition / printingFirst edition, first printing
Overall conditionFine / Fine (see our article on Condition Grades)
SignedOn the title page
DatedOctober 12th ’15 [prepublication]
Awards and Media
Awards and prizes

Goldsmiths Prize 2015 – winner

Irish Book Awards 2015 – shortlist (novel of the year)

Book Stats
PublisherCanongate Books
Publication date
Printed byClays Ltd, Bungay
ISBN 139781782116134
ISBN 101782116133
FormatHardcover with dust jacket
Pages263
Size (h x w x d)221 x 143 x 27mm
Design Credits
Author photographConor O’Mahony
Jacket designRafaela Romaya

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