Glynn studied English literature at Trinity College Dublin. He has written four novels: The Dark Fields (ISBN 1582342245), 2001; Winterland, 2009; Bloodland, 2011 and Graveland, 2013. His first novel, The Dark Fields, was made into a film in 2011 by Neil Burger called Limitless which in turn inspired a TV series with the same name that debuted on CBS on September 22, 2015. After the success of the film, the novel was re-published under the name Limitless.
Awards and honours
- 2011 Irish Book Award, Crime Fiction category, Bloodland
- The Dark Fields (2001)
- Winterland (2009)
- Bloodland (2011)
- Graveland (2013)
- Paradime (2016) ISBN 978-1-250-06182-9
- Burke, Declan (September 24, 2009). "Alan Glynn: His Dark Places". Herald.ie. Retrieved 11 September 2011.
- Spain, John (September 3, 2011). "Alan who? -- not for much longer if Hollywood has anything to say about it". Independent.ie. Retrieved 11 September 2011.
- "A Conversation with Limitless author Alan Glynn and screenwriter Leslie Dixon". Mulholland Books. Mar 17, 2011.