Saturday 24th September 4.30pm
Patricia Craig, author of Brian Moore: A Biography got to know the author well in the latter years of his life. She discusses the Belfast writer with Dr. Keith Hopper of Atlantic Technical University’s Writing and Literature programme.
“Brian Moore was the author of twenty magnificent novels, including The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne, Black Robe and The Magician’s Wife. The winner of numerous literary awards, he baffled contemporaries with his literary feats and yet remained a highly accessible novelist – one who could wield a marvellous plot, create characters that would burst into life, and who could kindle atmospheres of haunting tension, historical vividness or metaphysical mystery. Northern Ireland may have shaped him, but World War II took him to Africa and war-ravaged Europe, and Canada finally freed him to become a writer…”
From Brian Moore, A Biography, By Patricia Craig
4.30pm Ticket €5