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Dublin Noir The Celtic Tiger vs. The Ugly American

by Ken Bruen

Dublin Noir The Celtic Tiger vs. The Ugly American Synopsis

Nineteen previously unpublished stories by acclaimed crime writers, each one set in Dublin. Includes brand new fiction by Ray Banks, James O. Born, Ken Bruen, Reed Farrell Coleman, Eoin Colfer, Jim Fusilli, Patrick J. Lambe, Laura Lippman, Craig McDonald, Pat Mullan, Gary Phillips, John Rickards, Peter Spiegelman, Jason Starr, Olen Steinhauer, Charlie Stella, Duane Swierczynski, Sarah Weinman and Kevin Wignall.

Dublin Noir The Celtic Tiger vs. The Ugly American Press Reviews

At first it was straightforward - Dublin authors to write on their city... Then we turned the concept on its head, as you do in noir. The Irish are fascinated by how we appear to the world, so let's have a look, we thought, at how this city appears from the outside. In addition to a couple of us locals, let's take a cross section of the very best of today's crime writers from America, as well as Britain, and those between. - Ken Bruen, from the introduction

Book Information

ISBN: 9780863223532
Publication date: 6th June 2006
Author: Ken Bruen
Publisher: Brandon an imprint of O'Brien Press Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: Crime & mystery, Short stories,

About Ken Bruen

Ken Bruen (born 1951) is an Irish writer of hard-boiled and noir crime fiction. His books have been widely translated and adapted for the screen. He lives in Galway.

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