Mary Costello & Han Kang (2015 Event)

'Heartbreaking' and 'packed with emotional intensity' say the reviewers about Mary Costello's stunning debut novel Academy Street, while Han Kang's Man Booker International Prize-winning The Vegetarian is lauded by critics as 'haunting', 'seductive' and 'graceful and vivid'. Both Costello (from Ireland) and Han (from South Korea) have already won major awards in their home countries with these unforgettable novels. We were proud to welcome them both to the Festival in 2015 to take part in this event, chaired by the Dundee Literary Festival's Peggy Hughes

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