Paul Larkin
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Author - translator - filmmaker

About:

PAUL LARKIN is an 'Irish author, translator and


film maker. In 1997, he won Ireland's European


Journalist of the Year award and in 2008 'Best


Director' (international category) at the New


York Independent Film and Video festival. He


has written an acclaimed book on Northern


Ireland's 'troubles' entitled A Very British Jihad


and co-authored Fraternité Avant Tout on the


life and early essays of Danish painter Asger


Jorn. In addition to A Fortunate Man, he has


translated several of Danish literature's great


works, including Klaus Rifbjerg's Terminal


Innocence (Den kroniske uskyld) and Martin


A. Hansen's The Liar (Løgneren), which will be


published in 2019. His latest novel, Éilis from


the Flats, is published by Dalkey Archive Press.