Christine Dwyer Hickey

Christine Dwyer Hickey is a novelist and short-story writer. Her novel Tatty was short-listed for Irish Book of the Year in 2005 and was also long-listed for The Orange Prize. Her novels, The Dancer, The Gambler and The Gatemaker were re-issued in 2006 as The Dublin Trilogy three novels which span the story of a Dublin family from 1913 to 1956.

Twice winner of the Listowel Writers Week short story competition, she was also a prize winner in the Observer/Penguin short-story competition. Her latest novel, Last Train from Liguria, is set in 1930’s Fascist Italy and Dublin in the 1990’s.

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Books in order of publication:

Dancer – 1995

The Gambler – 1996

The Gatemaker – 2000

Tatty   – 2004

Last Train From Liguria – 2009

The Cold Eye of Heaven – 2011

The House on Parkgate Street Other Dublin Stories – 2013

The Lives of Women – 2015

Snow Angels – 2015

The Narrow Land – 2019

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