Roddy Doyle and Alan Warner both made their names by creating vivid true-to-life characters replete with pitch-perfect vernacular and pin-sharp dialogue. It is not surprising therefore that they should explore some of those characters across more than one book. But what are the attractions, challenges, complexities and rewards of sustaining fictional figures across text and time? In The Dead Republic, Booker-winner Roddy Doyle completes his 'Henry Smart' trilogy, returning his hero - one of the great figures of modern fiction - to Ireland. Blurring the boundaries between fact and fiction, Smart is accompanied by real-life Hollywood icons John Ford and John Wayne, about to start filming The Quiet Man. If Morvern Callar announced his arrival, then The Sopranos cemented Alan Warner's reputation as one of Britain's most exciting young novelists. Now, over a decade after Kay, Kylah, Manda, Rachel and Finn first went on the rampage, his delinquent quintet are back: out of school and out in the world in the longawaited sequel: The Stars in the Bright Sky. (DeadGoodBooks)
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