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The Town Major of Miraucourt

J.B. Priestley’s only fictional account of his experiences of WW1, years that were central to his life and writing, capturing the voice of the common soldier.

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Turnpike books publishes a series of Northern Ireland’s literature, neglected authors such as Shan Bullock, St John Ervine and Janet McNeill alongside acclaimed writers such as Benedict Kiely.

There is also a series of the selected short stories of the major English writers of the twentieth-century, beginning with the stories of A.E. Coppard, J.B. Priestley and V.S. Pritchett.

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F for Ferg

Ian Cochrane’s novels are among the most original, and darkest, portrayals of life in Ulster’s villages and housing estates, depicting its absurdity and destructive sexuality.

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It all began with Seamus

It can sometimes seem that Northern Irish writing began with Seamus Heaney, especially if you grow up in Northern Ireland. I went to school in Enniskillen, then did an English degree at Queen’s University, Belfast, but the only local writer I studied was Heaney. At the time …read more

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