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The Traveller and Other Stories

by Stuart Neville

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A darkly glittering collection of Northern Irish noir by Stuart Neville, Los Angeles Times Book Prize–winning author.

Since his debut novel, the modern classic The Ghosts of Belfast, was published a decade ago, Stuart Neville has published eight other critically acclaimed novels and achieved international recognition as one of crime fiction's great living writers.

Now for the first time Neville offers readers a collection of his short fiction—twelve chilling stories that traverse and blend the genres of noir, horror, and speculative fiction, and which bring the history and lore of Neville's native Northern Ireland to glittering life. The collection concludes with the long awaited novella The Traveller, the companion piece to The Ghosts of Belfast and Collusion.

Complete with a foreword from Irish crime fiction legend John Connolly, this volume is the perfect indulgence for fans of ghost stories and noir, and is a must-have for devotees of Neville's prizewinning Belfast novels.

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"[A] splendid collection...This chilling assortment of Northern Irish noir is not to be missed." - Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Irish noir done to a turn, with just enough tearful sentiment to turn the screws tighter." - Kirkus Reviews

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Stuart Neville Author Biography

Stuart Neville's debut novel, The Ghosts of Belfast (published in the UK as The Twelve), won the Mystery/Thriller category of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and was picked as one of the top crime novels of 2009 by both the New York Times and the LA Times. He has been shortlisted for various awards, including the MWA Edgar, CWA Dagger, Theakstons Old Peculier Novel of the Year, Barry, Macavity, Dilys awards, as well as the Irish Book Awards Crime Novel of the Year.

He has since published nine more critically acclaimed books, two of which were under the pen name Haylen Beck. In 2020, Soho Press will publish his first short story collection, The Traveller and Other Stories.

Stuart's novels have been translated into various languages, including German, Japanese, Korean, Polish, ...

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