Thursday, 29 November 2018

Some Recent Novels by NUI Galway Graduates

With the recent nomination of Ithaca by NUI Galway graduate, Alan McMonagle (BComm, MA) for the Dublin Literary award we thought it would be timely to bring together the recent novels published by NUI Galway alumni from the past year or so.

The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan (BCorp)
A police procedural by a former Law student, now based in Australia.

Connect by Julian Gough (BA)
Modern themes of AI and cyber reality merge in this technological/philosophical thriller.

Red Dirt by EM Reapy (BA)
Young Irish emigrants and their misadventures in the Australian outback. 2017 Rooney prize winner.

The Earlie King and the Kid in Yellow by Danny Denton (MA)
Set in a rain soaked Ireland of the future, this imaginative novel follows the journey of a young teenage father.

The Storm Keepers Island by Catherine Doyle (BA, MA)
Catherine Doyle received a major deal by Bloomsbury Publishing for this charming book set on an island off the west coast of Ireland, the first in an upcoming trilogy.

All of the above books are available in the Popular Reading section of the Library and if we have missed any books please let us know.

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