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Kevin Barry
Mesto Bohane

Translated by Alenka Jovanovski
Pages: 304
Format: 129x198 mm
Paperback
Published by KUD Police Dubove
Year of publication: 2021
Edition: Eho, 26
ISBN 978-961-7020-69-4
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Irish writer Kevin Barry, born 1969, authored collections of short prose fiction, such as There are Little Kingdoms (2007), Dark lies the Island (2012), That Old Country Music (2020), as well as novels City of Bohane (2011), Beatlebone (2015) and Night Boat to Tangier (2019). He also writes theatre plays and film scripts. 

He received many prestigious literary awards, among others Goldsmih’s Prize (2015), IMPAC Dublin Literary Award (2013), European Union Prize for Literature (2012), Author’s Club Best First Novel Award (2011), Rooney Prize (2007) and Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award (2012). The novel Night Boat to Tangier was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2019.

Alenka Jovanovski (1974) translates from Italian (Cesare Pavese, Italo Calvino, Nelida Milani, Valerio Magrelli, Igiaba Scego, Lina Prosa) and occasionally from English (Margaret Randall, William Blake, Andrea Brady, Kevin Barry). Along with essays about poetry she writes poetry, there are two of her poetry books: Hlače za Džija (Trousers for G., 2012) and Tisoč osemdeset stopinj (Thousand and Eighty Degrees, 2018) that brought her Veronika Poetry Prize 2019. Her poems were published in Polish, in the anthology of twelve poets from Czech Republic, Slovenia and Ukraine (Portrety kobiet w odwróconej perspektywie, 2013), as well as in English, in the anthology Bridge of Voices (2017).    

Co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.

The translation has been supported by Literature Ireland.

 

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