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Ciarán West

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Ciarán West is the Limerick-born author of The Boys of Summer, Sweetness Follows, Girl Afraid, A Certain Romance, and the new novel, More than Words

You can find him on his website, on Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and occasionally on Wordpress, when he remembers that he has a blog.

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"I used to believe that I didn't write in any particular genre, but I suppose I write thrillers. Or thrilling books. 'Page turners' keeps coming up as a description. And 'Slice of life', too. I like that one.

I write mostly in a conversational style with no flowery language or show-offy adverbs - I think that makes it easier to read my books if English isn't your first language - despite the colloquial, slang-heavy nature of one particul
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The Boys of Summer

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Remember Stephen King’s IT? How about Stephen King’s ‘TIS?

Hey! Here are the first three chapters of my my new novel. It’s Irish (again) it’s kids (again!) and it’s set in the past (agaaaaaain!). I’m very aware that The Boys of Summer gets an enormous amount of “It’s a bit like Stand By Me/The Body” comments, and I’m cool with that. I literally wrote […]
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“Ah, yeah. Yeah, tis awful all right. Well, your Mam wanted me to talk to you about it, but…’
He stopped; he didn’t know what else to say.
‘Yeah? Ah, I know the score, Dad. She wants me to be careful, is it?’
‘Ah, no. Well, yeah; there’s that, of course. No, she wanted… well, if you’d any questions, you
know?’ I wasn’t sure if he wanted me to say yes, or if he just wanted me to say no, and save him
having to be awkward. He looked lost. I felt like I wanted to save him
‘No, I’ve no questions, Dad. It’s all right, shur.’ He looked at me then. His eyes went wet, like
he was going to start bawling. If we were in a film, he might have hugged me. But we were in
Limerick, so he just said:
‘Well, so,’ and put his one glove back on.

From The Boys of Summer”
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