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26 Mary McCarthy interviews Nicole Flattery. 27 Tim Davies talks about Westchester Publishing Services on its 50th anniversary. Behind the screen 28 Tony Flynn enjoys the screen ver- sion of Dorothy Macardle’s The Un- invited. Bookshop Focus 29 Phil Cummins visits the award- winning Woodbine Books, Kilcullen. Reviews 30 Wayne Byrne—Irish Cinema in the Twenty-First Century, by Ruth Barton. 32 Hugh McFadden—A History of Irish Modernism, edited by Gregory Castle and Patrick Bixby. 34 Eleanor Fitzsimons—Conversa- tions with Edna O’Brien, edited by Alice Hughes Kersnowski. Bookcase 36 Anne Cunningham—Belfast Sto- ries, edited by Paul McVeigh and Lisa Frank. 37 Isabelle Cartwright—Gone to Earth, by Maurice Leitch.

37 Kevin Kiely—A Shared Home Place, by Seamus Mallon. 39 Tony Canavan—The Jacobites: Britain and Europe, 1688–1788, by Daniel Szechi. 40 Mary Burnham—The Transatlantic Book Club, by Felicity Hayes-McCoy. 40 Tony Flynn—The Deathless Girls, by Kiran Millwood Hargrave. 41 Isolde Goggin—Japanese Ghost Stories by Lafcadio Hearn. Leabhair idir lámha 42 Cathal Póirtéir with the latest books as Gaeilge. Teen reads 44 Síne Quinn highlights some recently

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published Young Adult fiction. Crime spree 46 Paula O’Hare rounds up the best of recent crime fiction. First-timers 48 Sue Leonard brings us her pick of début authors. In:Verse 50 Fred Johnston scans the latest poetry releases. First flush 53 Tony Canavan lists the latest Irish publications. My favourite 66 William Wall tells us about his favourite places to write and the desks he uses there.

A FASCINATING CONTRIBUTION TO THE GHOST

STORY IN CINEMA DESERVES TO BE MORE WIDELY REMEMBERED

BOOKS Ireland September/October 2019

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