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Chris Dolan at Ullapool Book Festival

Chris Dolan (Redlegs, Aliyyah, The Pitiless Storm/The Cause of Thunder) will be at the Ullapool Book Festival on Friday, 5 May at 2 p.m. The event will be chaired by David Robinson.

For more information, please visit the Ullapool Book Festival website.

About Chris Dolan:

Chris Dolan’s novels include Aliyyah (2015), an odd wee Arabian Nights love story between an atheist and a believer; Redlegs (2012), and his two Maddy Shannon crime novels (Potter’s Field (2014) and Lies Of The Land (2016)). He has two short story collections: Poor Angels, and Hour After Hour. His play, Sabina, won a Fringe First, and The Reader remains the only stage adaptation of Bernhard Schlink’s novel. He wrote The Pitiless Storm for David Hayman on the eve of the Scottish Referendum and followed it up in 2017 with The Cause Of Thunder

Dolan has written for telly and radio, including Taggart and River City, and radio adaptations of, among others, Garcia Marquez and Balzac. His adaptation of Kidnapped was broadcast at the end of 2016. His TV documentaries include Barbado’ed: (BBC/Tg4), and An Anarchist’s Story (BBC). Dolan currently runs a Masters degree at Caledonian University in television scriptwriting. Films include The Ring (BBC), the Imax production, Mistgate, and Poor Angels, starring Peter Mullan. He writes non-fiction including John Lennon: The Original Beatle, and a biography of Scottish Anarchist Ethel Macdonald. He’s also written some songs and published some poetry.

Earlier Event: April 27
An Evening with Gary Duncan