The story of genre fiction - horror, romantic fiction, science
fiction, crime writing, and more - is also the story of Irish fiction.
Irish writers have given the world Lemuel Gulliver, Dracula, and the
world of Narnia. They have produced pioneering tales of detection,
terrifying ghost stories and ground-breaking women's popular fiction.
Now, for the first time, John Connolly's one volume presents the history
of Irish genre writing and uses it to explore how we think about
Deeply researched, and passionately argued,
SHADOW VOICES takes the lives of more than sixty writers - by turns
tragic, amusing, and adventurous, but always extraordinary - and sets
them alongside the stories they have written, to create a new way of
looking at genre and literature, both Irish and beyond. Here are
vampires and monsters, murderers and cannibals. Here are female criminal
masterminds and dogged detectives, star-crossed lovers and vengeful
Here are the SHADOW VOICES.
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