Jan Carson

The Raptures

Venue: Church of Ireland
The Raptures is Belfast-based writer, Jan Carson’s third novel. Set over the summer of 1993 in the fictional County Antrim village of Ballylack it explores how one small, rural and deeply Protestant community respond to tragedy as a mysterious illness sweeps through the local Primary School. Jan will be in conversation with Deirdre Hurley discussing the themes raised by her novel which include the role of women, evangelical Protestant culture and the outsider in Irish literature. Jan Carson will be in conversation with Eileen Dunne.
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Jan Carson