About the Author

Lorcan McNamee is a language teacher, writer and translator, and lives in the West of Ireland.

He has lived in Iceland, Portugal, the UK and Northern Ireland, and has attended the University of Ulster and the University of Limerick. He currently teaches English, Spanish and Portuguese in Sligo.

The author has been writing for decades, and has many half-finished novels on his hard drive, but A Year in Lisbon is his first completed novel.