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The Fabulists, my first novel, was originated by The Lilliput Press, Dublin, in October, 1994.
It won the inaugural Kerry Ingredients Novel of the Year, (now the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award), as part of Listowel Writers’ Festival, 1995.
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The Bann River Trilogy
The Fabulists (1994)
genre :: Fiction
publisher :: The Lilliput Press
place & year :: Dublin, 1994
ISBN :: 1 874675 30 9
translations :: (German) Die Träumer von Dublin
ISBN: 344272404X btb Verlag, Munich, 1999
translation queries :: author
status :: out of print
New edition:: eMaker Editions, 2014
distinction :: It won the inaugural Kerry Ingredients Novel of the Year, (now the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award), as part of Listowel Writers’ Festival, 1995.
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Biographical note in the 1994 edition
Philip Casey was born to Irish parents in London in 1950 and raised in Co. Wexford. He lived in Barcelona from 1974 to 1977 and has travelled widely in Israel and Europe. His publications include The Year of the Knife, Poems 1980-1990 (1991); his play, Cardinal, was performed in Hamburg in 1990.
A member of Aosdána, he lives in Dublin on the north bank of the Liffey.
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