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  • Published: 9 July 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473587878
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 80

Calm With Horses



NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

Arm, an ex-boxer with a haunted past and a fractured present, finds himself the tool of the notorious Devers family. But when an opportunity to break free and offer his family a new life arises, his actions can't be without consequence.

First published in the award-winning collection, Young Skins, the novella 'Calm With Horses' was adapted for film in 2020. It has been described by Mark Kermode as 'an immersive tale of tortured masculinity and divided loyalties that pulls the viewer right into the raging bull mindset of its haunted protagonist.'

  • Published: 9 July 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473587878
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 80

About the author

Colin Barrett

Colin Barrett was born in 1982 and grew up in County Mayo. His stories have been published in The Stinging Fly, Granta, Harper’s and the New Yorker. His first book, the short story collection Young Skins, won the 2014 Guardian First Book Award, the 2014 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award and the 2014 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. In 2018 Barrett was selected as the Rolex Arts Initiative protege in Literature. His debut novel is forthcoming from Jonathan Cape.

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