Alan Monaghan

About Alan

Alan Monaghan was born in Dublin in 1980. He won the Hennessy New Irish Writing Award and the Prize for Emerging Fiction in 2002. The Soldier’s Song was his eagerly-awaited first novel, based on the short story that won him these prizes, followed by The Soldier's Return. The Soldier's Farewell completes the trilogy.

Alan Monaghan

Books by Alan Monaghan

The Soldier's Song
The Soldier's Song
The Soldier's Farewell
The Soldier's Farewell
The Soldier's Return
The Soldier's Return

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Alan Monaghan's five favourite books

Alan Monaghan's five favourite books

"Pat Barker won the Booker Prize for The Ghost Road, the final part of her Regeneration trilogy, but I think the eponymous first part is the better book."

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The Soldiers Song: A Short Story

The Soldiers Song: A Short Story

Alan Monaghan is the critically acclaimed author of the Soldier’s Song trilogy, which tells the story of an Irish soldier who fought for the British Army in the First World War – and then returned to an Ireland in turmoil.

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