Category Archives: Lisa McInerney

Irish Noir: ‘The Blood Miracles’ by Lisa McInerney

Around this time list year, I was waxing lyrical about McInerney’s perfectly titled debut novel ‘The Glorious Heresies.’  The book rightly won the 2016 Baileys Prize and now its sequel, ‘The Blood Miracles’, has come out just in time to … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Round Up

It’s been a busy six months at Shoshi’s Book Blog, as I’ve tried to navigate reading without an all consuming Russian Literature project but with ambitions to: a. Read more recently published novels b. Read more books in translation/from around … Continue reading

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As Wonderful As The Title Suggests: ‘The Glorious Heresies’ by Lisa McInerney (2015)

Based on non-statistical and highly unregulated research, I think ‘The Glorious Heresies’ is the Bailey’s shortlister that I have spotted most often on the commuter routes through London.  Whenever I see someone reading on the tube I always try to catch sight of the … Continue reading

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