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Donal Ryan: His debut short stories just published

Donal Ryan’s  first book of short stories, A Slanting of The Sun was the difficult third book for the author of The Spinning Heart, and became so challenging that he contemplated ending his publishing deal, he tells Paddy Kehoe.

When I produce the tape recorder, Donal Ryan is reminded of the movie The Sixth Sense. “You know at the end where he checks all his old tapes, and he hears the voices, freaky. See it, no? “I haven’t seen The Sixth Sense as it happens, maybe the last man on the planet not to have seen it. “Ah ...