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Book Launch – Iapetus ’81

Kildare
Launch of Murt Malone’s latest novel Iapetus ’81 at Kildare Library Friday 26th November 2021
About this novel: 

The novel focuses on the summer of 1981, in a horseracing stable on the Curragh.

This novel is inspired by real occurrences, peopled by imagined characters, the work hinges on two major betting coups, one of which causes the bookies to strike.

It is an era of hunger strikes, the Stardust disco disaster, and of a flux of young people living in digs in the Curragh racecourse’s satellite towns, adjusting to working lives that hold false promise for many.

Iapetus,‘81 also explores the transient nature of life in general. Three months in which every life in the yard is changed, with hope preserved or hope gained or hope lost.

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When

Date
November 26
Time
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC

Where

Kildare Town Library
Claregate Street
Kildare
County Kildare
Ireland

Cost

Free

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