Set between a small Irish town and a Druze town in the hills of the western Galilee, was inspired by field work for his doctoral thesis in that region. It will be published in 2014.
‘The author of the short story collection, The Coast of Malabar is surely destined to eclipse his already substantial reputation with this exceptionally realised novel. Superb matter.’ Sunday Tribune
‘Barry, aka John Maher (The Luck Penny, 2007, etc.), writes with grit and crackle, and the narrative ricochets briskly from past to present and professional to personal.’ Kirkus Reviews.