"Compelling … An accessible and essential book, which does great service to Irish history and charts the courage and steadfastness of the human spirit.." Sunday Times
Marita Conlon-McKenna’s most recent novel, The Hungry Road, published at the beginning of this year, and as such Red Line is eager to highlight a wonderful novel that you might have missed.
Inspired by true Irish heroes, The Hungry Road is the heartbreaking story of the Great Irish Famine told by one of Ireland's best loved writers.
Join Marita as she discusses the novel, her career and more with fellow novelist, Tanya Farrelly.
Tanya Farrelly is the author of two novels and the prize-winning short story collection When Black Dogs Sing.
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Order a copy of The Hungry Road from our festival bookseller, The Gutter Bookshop. Click here