Kevin Power

Kevin Power attended University College, Dublin, and lives in Dublin. He was shortlisted in 2007 for RTE's Francis McManus Award.

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On a late August night a young man is kicked to death outside a Dublin nightclub and celebration turns to devastation. The reverberations of that event, its genesis and aftermath, is the subject of this extraordinary story, stripping away the veneer of a generation of Celtic cubs, whose social and sexual mores are chronicled and dissected in this tract for our times. The victim, Conor Harris, his killers - three of them are charged with manslaughter - and the trial judge share common childhoods...

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Q. What do you regret most?

A. Occasionally I regret never having had a real job (i.e. one that didn't involve books). But then I come to my senses.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Hamlet.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. My patience.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. When I was 21 I thought I was James Joyce. I even had a girlfriend named Nora. Now, I'm more modest. Let's say... Napoleon.

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