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An Evening of Classical Music. 1920s to 1940's. Dublin: One City, One Book....
Wed 19 April 2017, 19:00 – 21:00 IST
An Evening of Classical Music featuring excerpts from the 1920s to 1940's. Dublin: One City, One Book. Based on Echoland, by Joe Joyce
Studio, dlr LexIcon
19th April at 7.00pm
Free but booking essential
The Book: Echoland, by Joe Joyce
France is teetering on the brink of collapse. British troops are desperately fleeing Dunkirk. Germany is winning the war. Its next target is Britain . . . and Ireland? In neutral Dublin, opinions are divided. Some want Germany to win, others favour Britain, most want to stay out of the war altogether.
In this atmosphere of edgy uncertainty, young lieutenant Paul Duggan is drafted into G2, the army’s intelligence division, and put on the German desk. He’s given a suspected German spy to investigate, one who doesn’t appear to do much, other than write ambiguous letters to a German intelligence post box in Copenhagen. Before Duggan can probe further, however, he is diverted by a request from his politician uncle to try and find his daughter, who’s gone missing, possibly kidnapped.
Enlisting the help of witty Special Branch detective Peter Gifford, the two lines of inquiry take Duggan into the double-dealing worlds of spies and politics, and lead him back to a shocking secret that will challenge everything he has grown up believing. An addictive thriller that will keep you glued to the page, traversing the City of Dublin, right through to its heart-pounding finale.