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 are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Awesome." Also, "There's this Martin Amis character who..."

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.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Jason Compson in Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury. A truly convincing monster.

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.

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