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    IMPAC shortlist - "Someone" by Alice McDermott

    Kay Sheehy with the fourth review of novels on the IMPAC shortlist – “Someone” by Alice McDermott, interweaving stories of an Irish-American neighbourhood in Brooklyn between the two world wars (published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

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    Review: "When The Doves Disappeared" by Sofi Oksanen

    Tom Donnelly reviews “When The Doves Disappeared” by Finnish-Estonian writer Sofi Oksanen, which explores the occupation of Estonia by German and Russian governments through the life of two cousins Roland and Edgar (published by Atlantic Books)

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    IMPAC shortlist - “K” by Bernardo Kucinski

    Kay Sheehy with the third review of novels on the IMPAC shortlist – “K” by Bernardo Kucinski, the story of a father searching desperately for his daughter who was ‘disappeared’ during the 1970’s military dictatorship in Brazil (published by LAB Latin America Bureau)

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    Review: "Amnesia" by Peter Carey

    Sinead Gleeson reviews “Amnesia” by Peter Carey, as a world of hacking and corruption is exposed by ageing journalist Felix Moore (published by Faber & Faber)

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    IMPAC shortlist - "Sparta" by Roxana Robinson

    Kay Sheehy with the second review of novels on the IMPAC shortlist – “Sparta” by Roxana Robinson, the story of a young man inspired by the ancient warriors of Sparta who joins the US marines just before 9/11 and spends four years serving in Iraq (published by Sarah Crichton Books)

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