Alex Barclay

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Spoken Word


02/08/2019 18:00 - 00:00




Alex Barclay

In Conversation with Peter Murphy

*In association with West Cork Literary Festival



Alex Barclay lives in County Cork, Ireland. She is the bestselling author of Darkhouse, The Caller, Blood Runs Cold, Time of Death, Blood Loss, Harm’s Reach and Killing Ways.


For this special event she will be reading from her forthcoming novel I Confess


"A group of childhood friends are reunited at a luxury inn on a remote west coast peninsula in Ireland. But as a storm builds outside, the dark events that marred their childhoods threaten to resurface.

And when a body is discovered, the group faces a shocking realisation: a killer is among them, and not everyone will escape with their lives..."


For more information about Alex Barclay and her books, please visit


Peter Murphy's 2009 novel John the Revelator was one of the most acclaimed Irish debuts of recent years, hailed as 'an absolutely wonderful novel' by Colm Toibin and 'a brilliant book' by Neil Jordan, it was shorltisted for both the Costa First Novel Award and the Kerry Group Prize for Fiction. He is also a freelance journalist and reporter for RTE's arts review show The Works. /