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Keith Ridgway is an Irish novelist. An award-winning author, he has been described as "a worthy inheritor" of "the modernist tradition in Irish fiction."
Horses, Ridgway's first published work of fiction, appeared in Faber First Fictions Volume 13 in 1997. In 1998 The Long Falling was published by Faber & Faber, London. It was adapted into a film by French director Martin Provost in 2011 : Où va la nuit. A collection of short fiction, Standard Time, appeared in 2000, followed by Ridgway's third novel, The Parts, in 2003. Both were published by Faber & Faber. In 2006 Animals was published by 4th Estate, London. A short story, "Goo Book," was published in the April 11, 2011, issue of The New Yorker magazine. The author's most recent work, Hawthorn & Child, was published by New Directions on September 27, 2013. Ridgway's novels have been translated into several languages and have been published in France,Italy, and Germany.