Archive : Literary Programme 2014

Audrey Magee Reading

Audrey Magee Reading
(Presented by Mary Morrissey)

Audrey Magee

Bantry Library

Thu 10 July



Come and hear Audrey Magee read from her bestselling debut novel, The Undertaking, which has been short listed for The Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize). The story, set in wartime Berlin and Russia, had its genesis in Ahakista, West Cork.

‘Audrey Magee is one of the most exciting new talents to arrive on the literary scene.’ – Fergal Keane

Audrey Magee worked for twelve years as a journalist and has written for, among others, The Times, The Irish Times, and the Guardian. She has a Masters degree in journalism from Dublin City University and an honours Bachelor of Arts degree in German and French from University College Dublin. She lives in Wicklow with her husband and three daughters. The Undertaking is her first novel.