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  • Title: Valley of the Peacock Angel
  • Author: Martin Malone
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 444
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  • A young Kurdish shepherd Cotkar witnesses the slaughter of his family and most of the inhabitants in his home town, Halabja situated in the Valley of the Peacock Angel, from the relative safety of his hut high on the side of a mountain above the town He hears the shells falling, sees what seemed a straightforward attack become even horrific as the people in the townA young Kurdish shepherd Cotkar witnesses the slaughter of his family and most of the inhabitants in his home town, Halabja situated in the Valley of the Peacock Angel, from the relative safety of his hut high on the side of a mountain above the town He hears the shells falling, sees what seemed a straightforward attack become even horrific as the people in the town realise they are being attacked with chemical weapons.In this heart breaking but exceptional novel Martin Malone explores the events of that attack from the perspective of the characters who peopled the Valley of the Peacock Angel Malone conceived the novel while serving with a UN Peacekeeping force in Northern Iraq After several attempts to write the book from an Irish character s perspective, he finally gave in and listened to the voices of the locals Martin Malone is the author of five novels, a memoir, a short story collection, several radio plays and he has also written for TV His first novel Us won the John B Keane Sunday Independent Literature Bursary and was shortlisted for the Kerry Ingredients Irish Fiction Award His second novel After Kafra was scripted for RTE TV The Broken Cedar was nominated for an IMPAC Award and shortlisted for a Hughes Hughes Irish Fiction Award He was long listed for the 2012 Sunday Times EFG Short Prize.
    Martin Malone
    There is than one author with this nameMartin Malone is an Irish short story writer and novelist Prior to his writing career, Malone served as a military policeman in the Irish Defence Forces, with postings in Lebanon and Iraq His memoir The Lebanon Diaries An Irish Soldier s Story 2006 documents these experiences.Two of his novels, After Kafra 2001 and The Broken Cedar 2003, longlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award , draw on Malone s time as a UNIFIL peacekeeper stationed along the Lebanon Israel border His other novels are The Silence of the Glasshouse 2008 , and Us 2000 both are set in Ireland Malone s short stories have won several literary awards in Ireland His first collection, The Mango Wars and Other Stories, was published in 2009 He has also written several plays broadcast on RTE Radio 1 Ireland.


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