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Donal Ryan launches The Spinning Heart

Irish novelist Donal Ryan launched the Czech translation of his celebrated novel The Spinning Heart in Prague on 22 October.

Donal Ryan with translator Alice McElveen, Taťána Fišerová and publisher Marek Turňa

This is his second book published in Czech, after The Thing About December, which came out in June. Both books were published by Kniha Zlín publishing house, which also organised the book launch. The author was accompanied by actress TaĆ„ána Fischerová when reading from his book. Mr. Ryan and translator Alice McElveen also met with Ambassador Sheehan during their visit.

Donal Ryan with translator Alice McElveen, Taťána Fišerová and publisher Marek Turňa