Posted on 6th July 2011

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The Parts

With some books it takes only a couple of pages to be reminded of the sheer number of talents a writer must combine to create a great novel. So it is with The Parts, in which Keith Ridgway must assume not only the role of a stylish choreographer to a diverse cast of characters and…

Posted on 19th October 2010

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Fiction Uncovered by… John Self, blogger

Keith Ridgway is a writer who, despite being feted by critics (as well as Irish and French literary prize juries), remains stubbornly little-known. He is funny, technically brilliant and has all the qualities that should by rights whisk him to the front of the Booker Prize shortlist. Like many Irish writers, his early work seemed…