Declan Hughes (writer)

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Declan Hughes (born 1963) is an Irish novelist, playwright and screenwriter. He has been Writer-in-Association with the Abbey Theatre in Dublin and Irish Writer Fellow at Trinity College, Dublin. He has written a series of crime novels featuring the Irish-American detective Ed Loy. The name "Loy" is a homage to the character Sam Spade from The Maltese Falcon: a loy is a traditional Irish spade.

His most recent novel is City of Lost Girls (2010),[1] which follows All the Dead Voices (2009),[2] The Price of Blood (2008),[3] The Dying Breed,[4] The Color of Blood (2007) and [5] The Wrong Kind of Blood (2006).[6]

His plays include Shiver (2003),[7] Digging for Fire and New Morning. [8]

Hughes lives in Dublin with his wife and two daughters.[9]

Novels[edit]

Plays[edit]

  • I Can't Get Started (1990)
  • Digging for Fire (1991)
  • New Morning (1992)
  • Hallowe'en Night (1992)
  • Love and a Bottle (1992)
  • Twenty Grand (1998)
  • Shiver (2003) ISBN 978-0-413-77361-6
  • The Last Summer (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ WorldCat
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  4. ^ [9780719567506 WorldCat]
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  9. ^ Kevin Burton Smith, "Bloodwork", January Magazine, June 2007.

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