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1st Paradiso Book Club Meeting – a Reading by William Wall
Monday April 30th, 6pm – 8pm
This event is a fundraiser in support of the Friends of Londiani
Oatcakes and local cheeses by Café Paradiso. Murphy’s Stout supplied by Murphy’s Brewery.
Tickets, limited to a maximum of thirty, are now available from Cafe Paradiso. To get a ticket, you must come to the restaurant to pick up a signed copy of ‘This is the Country’, William Wall’s latest novel. This will be your ticket to the event on Monday April 30th. Tickets are not priced but instead donations for the Londiani project will be collected. Suggested donation is €40 per ticket. All funds will be donated to the Friends of Londiani.
William Wall will be reading from ‘This is The Country’, his fourth novel. It was longlisted for The man Booker Prize and shortlisted for The Irish Book Awards. Set in Cork, it charts the attempts of a young man to put his life together and to escape his criminal beginnings. Described by The Observer as ‘a deeply affecting account of love, loss and bitter optimism’, and by the Times Literary Supplement as ‘a compelling picture of a land of lost souls,’ it is funny and sad and bitingly satirical.
William Wall is a prizewinning writer of prose and poetry. He lives in Cork and is a regular at Cafe Paradiso.
Posted on: 23 March 2007