Kevin McCarthy


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Kevin McCarthy is the author of Peeler (Mercier, 2010), an historical crime novel set during the War of Independence in Ireland. His short fiction has appeared in many journals both in print and on the web and his story, Twenty-five and Out, appears in Down These Green Streets: Irish Crime Writing in the 21st Century (Liberties, 2011). He was born in Suffolk, UK, where his father was stationed with the US Air Force. He served in the Air Force himself before studying at Boston College and University College Dublin. In 2005 he was awarded the Fingal County Council Arts Bursary for Fiction Writing.

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Review of Wolves in The Irish Story

Here is a really thorough and insightful review of Wolves of Eden by Irish historian John Dorney in the Irish Story. If you've any interest in Irish history, I can't recommend the Irish Story enough.

http://www.theirishstory.com/2018/12/...

From the Irish Story review: "The eerie existence of the isolated frontier fort and the savage nature of frontier warfare (on both sides) is well evoked inWol... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 16, 2019 10:40
Average rating: 3.95 · 1,138 ratings · 126 reviews · 67 distinct worksSimilar authors
Wolves of Eden

3.95 avg rating — 431 ratings — published 2018 — 6 editions
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Peeler

4.10 avg rating — 298 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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Irregulars: A Sean O'Keefe ...

4.22 avg rating — 155 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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They're Here... Invasion of...

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Into the Darkness (The Fami...

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Special Effects (The Family...

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The Performing Arts in a Ne...

2.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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Invasion of the Body Snatch...

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Fishing in Simplicity

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St. Luke the Evangelist

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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