This book represents the first in-depth study of Irish Crime Fiction and its progression from wider Irish literature into a unique genre of its own. With studies of writers including John Banville, William Ryan and Jane Casey, Brian Cliff offers readers the chance to explore Irish crime writing from a fresh perspective, as well as posing important considerations for further study.
About the Author
Brian Cliff is Assistant Professor in the School of English at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. His recent publications include essays on John Connolly, Tana French, and Deirdre Madden, and Synge and Edwardian Ireland (2012), co-edited with Nicholas Grene. In November 2013, he co-organized "Irish Crime Fiction: A Festival" in Dublin, which featured 18 Irish and Irish-American crime novelists. He is currently completing a monograph about community and contemporary Irish writing.