We received the following announcement from Robert Chandler this morning: I am sad to say that the translator Eric Dickens died in hospital last night, in his sleep. He had pancreatic cancer and his death was expected. I did not Read on! →
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An excerpt from John Toomey’s new release, SLIPPING, is available online at RTE.ie.
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