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Sebastian Barry - Author


Sebastian Barry was born in Dublin in 1955. His plays include The Steward of Christendom and The Pride of Parnell Street and his novels include The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty, Annie Dunne, A Long Long Way and The Secret Scripture. A Long Long Way was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Dublin International Impac Prize, and was the Dublin: One City One Book for 2007. The Secret Scripture won the Costa Book of the Year award, the Irish Book Awards Best Novel, the Independent Booksellers Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. He lives in Wicklow with his wife and three children.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Sebastian Barry

Days Without End by Sebastian Barry
Days Without End
Sebastian Barry
Shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2017. Winner of 2016 Costa Book of the Year and Winner of the Costa Novel Award 2016. This big-hearted, beautiful and splendidly sweeping tale of war, survival and love in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2017
Lovereading Price: £7.19
Days Without End by Sebastian Barry
Days Without End
Sebastian Barry
Winner of 2016 Costa Book of the Year and Winner of the Costa Novel Award 2016. Moving from the plains of the West to Tennessee, Sebastian Barry's latest work is a masterpiece of atmosphere and language. Both an intensely poignant...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2016
Lovereading Price: £14.39
The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
The Secret Scripture
Sebastian Barry
A 2013 World Book Night selection. A powerful and moving novel bringing the worlds of Ireland's past and present together. Great characterisation and a thought provoking story. Winner of the Independent Booksellers’ Book Prize 2009 (Adult category). Winner of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/03/2015
Lovereading Price: £7.19
The Temporary Gentleman by Sebastian Barry
The Temporary Gentleman
Sebastian Barry
February 2015 Book of the Month. Like Roddy Doyle, Sebastian Barry is one of those great Irish writers whose characters get under your skin and whose stories stay with you forever. The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2015
Lovereading Price: £6.39
On Canaan's Side by Sebastian Barry
On Canaan's Side
Sebastian Barry
April 2012 Book of the Month. Getting a copy of a new novel from award-winning Sebastian Barry in the office is always a treat and his latest is simply superb. Spanning nearly...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2012
Lovereading Price: £6.39
On Canaan's Side by Sebastian Barry
On Canaan's Side
Sebastian Barry
Shortlisted for the Galaxy International Author of the Year Award 2011. Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2011. August 2011 Book of the Month. Getting a copy of a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2011
Lovereading Price: £13.59
The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
The Secret Scripture
Sebastian Barry
Winner of the Independent Booksellers’ Book Prize 2009 (Adult category). Winner of the Costa Book of the Year Award 2008. Winner of the Costa Novel Award 2008. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2008. Featured...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2008
Lovereading Price: £13.59
A Long Long Way by Sebastian Barry
A Long Long Way
Sebastian Barry
Selected for the Man Booker 2005 Shortlist. A beautifully written 'coming of age' novel exploring the profound effects WW1 had on the young men caught up in this traumatic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2005
Lovereading Price: £10.39

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