Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Monday's show....Roddy Doyle's 'Barrytown Trilogy' is this year's Dublin One City One Book and tonight Arena examines the use of language in the three novels; language which was - and some still is - outrageous, controversial and scandalous. How do we view such language now, more than 25 years after the books were first written?

    Arena Tuesday 5 November 2013

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    Book Review - Donna Tartt

    Edel Coffey reviews 'The Goldfinch' by Donna Tartt which is Published by Little Brown. Donna Tartt will be in conversation with Sinead Gleeson in Dun Laoghaire on Friday Novembe 15th.

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    Arena Tuesday 5th November 2013 - Full Programme

    Alan Corr with tonight's Arts News, a review of Donna Tartt's 'The Goldfinch', Colm Keena on his debut novel 'Bishop's Move', 'The Cavalcaders' by Billy Roche and a look at the best films set in space.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    • Title: No Train To Cavan
      Composer: Lisa O Neill
      Performer(s): Lisa O'Neill
      Performer(s): Lisa O'Neill
      Album: Same Cloth Or Not, Lisa O'Neill, LONCD002
      Duration: 3:27

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