From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Days Without End and The Secret Scripture, and one of our most soulful living writers, Old God's Time is a extraordinary novel about memory, love, mystery and reckoning.
Sebastian Barry was born in Dublin in 1955. The currentLaureate for Irish Fiction, his novels have twice won theCosta Book of the Year award, the Independent BooksellersAward and the Walter Scott Prize. He had two consecutivenovels shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, A Long LongWay (2005) and the top ten bestseller The Secret Scripture(2008), and has also won the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Prize, the Irish Book Awards Novel of the Year and the JamesTait Black Memorial Prize. He lives in County Wicklow.