Yeats Is Dead

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Random House, Mar 8, 2010 - Fiction - 304 pages
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Yeats is Dead begins with Roddy Doyle and ends with Frank McCourt. In between, thirteen other Irish writers spin an increasingly elaborate tale of murder, mayhem and literary shenanigans in present-day Dublin.

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User Review  - mickymalone - LibraryThing

Yeats Is Dead! must be one of the strangest mysteries. Wherever outcomes would seem predictable, the next writer reverses the tide of the story. Chapter 2 mentions none of the characters that Chapter 1 does and whenever a character is being built up they are killed off by the next writer. Read full review

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User Review  - stevage - LibraryThing

The twists and turns are entertaining, and it's truly unpredictable in a way which single-author books rarely are. But there is a painful moment which made me cringe, when a character who is ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

The authors include Roddy Doyle, Frank McCourt, Joe O'Connor, Pauline McGlynn (of Father Ted), Hugo Hamilton, Marian Keyes, Conor McPherson and Anthony Cronin

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