Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Top ten contemporary Irish novels

From Foyles' top 10 list of contemporary Irish novels:
The Untouchable
by John Banville

Description: Examines the lives of the Cambridge spies, and in particular Anthony Blunt. The story is told by Blunt, in the form of a journal which starts on the "first day of the new life". The author uses the "secret life" as a way to explore the darker realms of the 20th century and its hidden minds.
Read about another book on the list.

Also see: Top 10 Irish novels.

--Marshal Zeringue