Reviews of ‘The Book of Kells’

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It is Fintan O’Toole’s Stocking Filler and one of Colm Tóibín’s Books of the Year. The Book of Kells by Bernard Meehan is getting rave reviews in print and over the airwaves:

John Banville in the Financial Times

Andrew O’Hagan in the Irish Times

Michael Ryan in the Irish Times

Fintan O’Toole in the Irish Times

Colm Tóibín in the New Statesman

Interview with Harriet Gilbert, The Strand, BBC World Service, 6 November

Interview with Pat Kenny, Today with Pat Kenny, RTE One, 6 November (mp3 download)

Estelle Gittins