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Kevin Barry


Monday, July 8 2013

A Future City Possessed by Its Past: 'City of Bohane'

Despite the violence and comic book-like action, Kevin Barry's novel transcends any boring plot-driven expectations by creating pulsating characters and using surprising and striking twists of language.

Sunday, June 10 2012

'City of Bohane': The Gangs of a Tropical Irish Pirate Port

Coriander, curry, Chinese brothels, drug dens, butchers’ remnants and brewery smells, tropical heat and Caribbean sounds and costume create a dystopian but delightfully perverse city for Kevin Barry’s tale of Ireland.

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