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O'Conor Calendar Competition

Posted by NationalGalleryShop 27/09/2018 0 Comment(s)

it's the roderic o'conor calendar competition 




A few blogs ago we told you about the very special limited-edition calendar that was produced for the Roderic O'Conor exhibition currently on show in the National Gallery. This week we're giving you the opportunity to win one! 




All you have to do to be in with a chance to win is to guess how many of these limited-edition calendars were produced. Which, we can all agree, is a truly riveting question.



Was it:








Comment on the Facebook post with your answer and we will announce the winner in next week's blog. Best of luck!





P.S. The winner will also get a handy O'Conor tote bag to tote their calendar around in. Tote-al bonus. Sorry. 



book of the week #33




This week's book of the week comes from Northern Irish author, Anna Burns. Milkman, her most recent novel, has just been short-listed for the Man Booker Prize 2018. The story takes place in the Troubles-era Belfast, though the city goes unnamed. Rather than a piece of fiction to bring history to life, the author uses the story to hone in on the subtle realities of that time. Her protagonist is an 18-year-old girl, who unwittingly attracts the interest of a 'dangerous man'. The novel gives a voice to a female character who lives in a time and place typically characterised by male voices and male violence. We wish Burns the very best of luck for the Man Booker Prize announcement on October 13th!





** Each week there is a new book of the week, as well as the previous week's title, both of which are on sale with 10% off for their fortnight in the spotlight. Offer available online & in-store! **





you can get your discounted copy of Milkman right here




you can get a discounted copy of last week's book of the week, Lynn Ruane's People Like Me, right here



see you next week!