Books by Paul Lynch and Complete Book Reviews

Paul Lynch. Little, Brown, $25 (288p) ISBN 978-0-316-23025-4
The plot line of this rewarding debut has the feel of a classic American western: in 1832, Coll Coyle kills a powerful local landowner, then flees in fear of frontier justice at the hands of the landlord’s sadistic henchman, John Faller. But Lynch,...
Paul Lynch. Little, Brown, $25 (272p) ISBN 978-0-316-37641-9
Lynch returns to rural Donegal, the setting for his debut, Red Sky at Morning, in this stark tale of tragic consequences. Farmer Barnabas Kane, his teenaged son, Billy, and farmhand Matthew Peeples are working in the fields when the byre that houses
Paul Lynch. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $25 (192p) ISBN 978-0-374-90835-5
This haunting tale from Lynch (Grace) depicts the evolution of a friendship forged while adrift on an unforgiving ocean. With a storm approaching and desperate to bring in a day’s catch, Bolivar, an experienced fisherman in an unnamed country, takes
Paul Lynch. Little, Brown, $26 (368p) ISBN 978-0-316-31630-9
Lynch’s (Red Sky in Morning) wonderful third novel follows a teenage girl through impoverished Ireland at the height of the Great Famine. Grace Coyle is 14 in 1844, when her mother dresses her as a boy and sends her off to find work to save herself...
Paul Lynch. Atlantic Monthly, $27 (320p) ISBN 978-0-8021-6301-1
An Irish family is shattered by the rise of a radical right-wing party in this slow-burning dystopian novel from Lynch (Grace). In the near future, Ireland is governed by the National Alliance Party, an eerily totalitarian mutation of nationalist...
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