Kevin Power

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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, are 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’s your greatest fear?

A. Spiders. Trite, but there it is. I will never willingly visit any kind of swampy, jungle environment, because I know it will be full of spiders.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I've always wanted to be a CIA agent. But it would probably be less exciting than it seems.

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.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. I admire people who have the capacity to be happy. It's rarer than you think.

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