David Keenan & Michael Hughes: ‘The Troubles’ in Fiction

Aye Write: Join authors David Keenan & Michael Hughes at the Mitchell Library as they discuss ‘The Troubles’ in Fiction.

David Keenan & Michael Hughes: ‘The Troubles’ in Fiction

About David Keenan & Michael Hughes: ‘The Troubles’ in Fiction

David Keenan’s For the Good Times follows Sammy and his three friends in the Ardoyne, an impoverished, predominantly Catholic area of North Belfast. It is a book about the devastation that commitment to ‘the cause’ can engender.

Country by Michael Hughes is set in 1996 when, after 25 years of conflict, the IRA and the British have agreed an uneasy ceasefire, as a first step towards lasting peace.

But if decades of savage violence are leading only to smiles and handshakes, those on the ground in the border country will start to question what exactly they have been fighting for.

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