NINE FOLDS MAKE A PAPER SWAN (2016)

 

'Reminiscent of Téa Obreht, Nicole Krauss and Maggie O'Farrell… A wonderful new novel from a writer to look out for.' – Colum McCann

'I loved this beautifully written and elegantly managed novel and was sorry when it ended.' – Joseph O’Connor

 

'A rich and layered story of the complications, the mistakes and the heartbreaks of which a human life is made... I haven't read anything like it.' – Belinda McKeon

 

'Gilligan’s "literary fiction" debut inventively connects up Ireland’s Jewish narratives.' – Irish Times

 

'This complex historical novel follows in the footsteps of Joyce.' – Guardian

 

'A boldly ambitious novel of family and belonging.'  – Kirkus Reviews [starred review]

 

'Gilligan makes a stellar U.S. debut with this wistful and lyrical multigenerational tale.' – Publishers Weekly [starred review]

 

'A gifted storyteller, with a rhythm and poetry to her writing reminiscent of Anne Enright.' – Jewish Chronicle

 

SOME RECENT SHORT STORIES

'Unnatural', Atlantic Books (2019)

And Each One of Her Bones Shall Be Broken’, Wasafiri (2017)

‘The Night of the Big Wind’, Banshee Lit (2016)

‘Dear God’, The Letters Page (2013)

Hebrew Edition (Penn)
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