” I’ve heard people, usually writers, say that no one wrote a great book after winning the Booker, but I honestly did not feel any big pressure. ‘The Gathering’ did hang over me in that it was darker than I thought at the time. “


” I work at the sentences. Many of the things people find distinctive about my writing, I think of as natural. “


” I’m really lucky with the people around me. They know me, so they don’t confuse the issues, really. They know what a book is and they know who I am and they know the difference between the two. “


” I find being Irish quite a wearing thing. It takes so much work because it is a social construction. People think you are going to be this, this, and this. “


” I can’t think of anything you might say about Irish people that is absolutely true. “



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I find being Irish quite a wearing thing. It takes so much work because it is a social construction. People think you are going to be this, this, and this.
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