Irish author John Connolly with a selection of music from his collection. He talks about how the artists and albums helped shape him as an author and person.
Irish author, John Connolly, brings us a selection of music from his record collection and talks about how the artists and albums helped shape him as an author and person. His latest novel - A Game Of Ghosts - is the 15th Charlie Parker mystery thriller.
John Connolly was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1968 and has, at various points in his life, worked as a journalist, a barman, a local government official, a waiter and a dogsbody at Harrods department store in London. He studied English in Trinity College, Dublin and journalism at Dublin City University, subsequently spending five years working as a freelance journalist for The Irish Times newspaper, to which he continues to contribute.
His first novel, Every Dead Thing, was published in 1999, and introduced the character of Charlie Parker, a former policeman hunting the killer of his wife and daughter.
First broadcast in 2016..