Saudade in the City: Kevin Barry’s City of Bohane

  • Laoise Darragh


Set 40 years in the future, the once great city of Bohane on the west coast of Ireland is in terminal decline, with vice and tribal splits rife. Logan Hartnett, godfather of the Hartnett Fancy gang has been in charge but his nemesis has arrived back in town, his henchmen are becoming ambitious, his wife wants him to give it all up and go straight and, he has his mother to contend with.

ISBN: 9780099549154

Keywords: Gangs--Ireland--Fiction

How to Cite:

Darragh, L., (2017) “Saudade in the City: Kevin Barry’s City of Bohane”, Studies in Arts and Humanities 3(1), 137-138. doi:

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Published on
29 May 2017
Peer Reviewed