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Old 11-12-2018, 04:28 PM
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Default To Keep A Bird Singing

To Keep A Bird Singing is a crime thriller set in Cork in 2010 as austerity bites. Published in May by Blackstaff Press it has been variously described as "a page turner", a "socialist whodunnit" and "Cork noir".

" An unemployed former punk living on Douglas Street, Sullivan is browsing a second-hand shop when he stumbles upon his old record collection, which had been stolen at the height of an earlier recession, in the 1980s. Repurchasing the collection, Sullivan discovers an intriguing clue inside an album cover, leading him down a trail of murder and corruption that leaves none of Cork’s elite untainted."

from Scratching At Cork's Underbelly by Ellie O'Byrne/ Irish Examiner


https://www.irishexaminer.com/breaki...ly-840601.html

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Old 22-07-2019, 02:22 PM
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Default A River of Bodies - Book Launch in Easons

Easons, Blackstaff Press and Cork 96fm warmly invite you to the launch of

A River of Bodies

[the second book in the Solidarity Books Trilogy]


by Kevin Doyle

“Set in Cork during the ‘austerity’ years, To Keep A Bird Singing and A River Of Bodies are crime thrillers with a difference. When ex-punk Noelie Sullivan is accidentally drawn into the controversy surrounding the identity of an informer inside the IRA, code named ‘Brian Boru’, he stumbles onto evidence that boys from Danesfort Industrial School were abused in the Cork area in the early sixties. Reluctantly Sullivan comes to believe that some of these boys may have been murdered.”

Signed copies of the book be available for sale.

When: Thurs, July 25th, 2019
Time: 6-7 pm
Where: Easons, Patrick Street, Cork
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