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The Years That Followed – Providence Journal

The Years That Followed review:

With all its surprising coincidences and twists of fate this riveting, psychologically astute and “unwinding” book, by the celebrated Irish novelist Catherine Dunne, could have merely become a soap opera. But Dunne’s probing style and sense of suffering, and the choices the heart makes, give it the sense and heft of Greek tragedy, spinning out its inevitable collisions and circumstances.

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When in Rome, visit Irish in Italy exhibition at National Library

Catherine Dunne, a past winner of the Giovanni Boccaccio prize, tours a display celebrating cultural links from James Joyce to Pasolini performing Synge

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A Hundred Years in the Life of an American Family – My review of “Some Luck” by Jane Smiley

Ever since I read A THOUSAND ACRES, I have loved the work of Jane Smiley. That novel has it all: love, lust, rivalry, betrayal, loss, grief, conflict, wisdom.

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The Years That Followed – Best Selling author launching novel in NOTL

A best selling author from Ireland is getting ready for the Canadian launch of her new novel in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

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The Years That Followed – Irish Echo, October 2016

(The Years That Followed is) Exciting, elegant, urgent, true.

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The Years That Followed – Book Giveaway

The Years That Followed Book Giveaway on

Today I’m thrilled to introduce you to award-winning and internationally acclaimed bestselling Irish author, Catherine Dunne. Her US debut, THE YEARS THAT FOLLOWED, goes on sale today October 11th, 2016.

And to mark the occasion, her publisher Simon & Schuster is sponsoring a giveaway for one lucky reader to win a copy of Catherine’s new book.

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The Years That Followed – Fiction book Review

The Years That Followed review:

both women are nuanced, sympathetic characters whose lives and loves are well developed throughout this darkly compelling story.

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The Years That Followed – Kirkus Review

The Years That Followed review:

Lived-in, hard-earned feminism swirled with a noir tone and dark turns makes for a great read.

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The Years That Followed by Catherine Dunne - review The Irish Independent

Reimagining of Greek tale of two women

The Years That Followed review by Rowena Walsh on The Irish Independent.

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A Timeless Love Tale

Interview about The Years That Followed on The Irish News.

Dublin writer Catherine Dunne harks back to Greek myth for 10th novel The Years That Followed

Dublin writer Catherine Dunne’s 10th novel is a tale of two women, set in Cyprus and Spain between the 60s and 80s and inspired by Greek myth. She talks to Brian Campbell

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Catherine Dunne: New novel launch at Carrickfergus Library

Carrickfergus Library is hosting the launch of Irish author Catherine Dunne’s latest novel, ‘The Years That Followed’, on Monday, March 14 at 7.00pm.

Fans of Catherine will, according to Libraries NI, hear an engaging account of this fabulous new book.

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Doolin Writers’ Weekend gets underway

The 4th annual Doolin Writers’ Weekend was launched last night and continues through Sunday featuring workshops, book launches and readings by leading writers including Joseph O’Connor, Dermot Bolger, Lia Mills, Stephen Murray, E.R Murray. Danielle McLaughlin, Elaine Feeney, Billy Ramsel, June Caldwell, Dave Lordan, Catherine Dunne, Anthony Glavin, E. M Reapy and Neil McCarthy.

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Books to watch out for in 2016

Long-awaited work by Irish and international writers is hitting shelves this year.

Catherine Dunne’s new novel The Years That Followed (Macmillan; March) is based on Greek Mythology but set in the 1960s between Dublin, Cyprus and Madrid. It tells the parallel stories of two women, both of whom have left their families and homes for love.

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Cill Rialaig: an artists’ retreat where the work advances

Author Andrea Carter reflects on her experiences during an 11-night stay on remote Bolus Head with six other writers, a residency organised by the Irish Writers’ Centre.

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Unwise writer, week 5: novel writing 101

I lost a chunk of writing time this week, but all in a good cause as I went to Dublin to attend a workshop at the Irish Writers Centre. Facilitated by wonderful author Catherine Dunne, it was called Begin Your Novel.

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