The Streets by Anthony Quinn

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Anthony Quinn (b. 1971) is an Irish author and journalist. Born in Northern Ireland's County Tyrone, Quinn majored in English at Queen's University, Belfast. After college, he worked a number of odd jobs-social worker, organic gardener, yoga teacher-before finding work as a journalist. He has written short stories for years, winning critical acclaim and, twice, a place on the short list for the Hennessy Literary Awards for New Irish Writing. He also placed as runner-up in a Sunday Times food writing competition. Disappeared is his first novel. He is currently working on a sequel, Border Angels, which will also feature Inspector Celcius Daly. Quinn continues his work as a journalist, reporting on his home county for the Tyrone Times.
Published January 1, 2012 by Jonathan Cape. 272 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction
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Reviewed by LUCY SCHOLES on Oct 27 2012

Quinn mimics the tone of the Victorian novel well...

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Reviewed by Natalie Bennett on Aug 20 2013

The story of his researches, based on a composite of Henry Mayhew and Charles Booth, both familiar to anyone with a passing acquaintance with Victorian London, provides a comfortable frame for the novel.

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