James Friel

James Friel was born in the northwest of England to Irish parents from Donegal, his mother being a native Gaelic speaker. In addition to his novels, he has adapted works of fiction for radio, including Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day and A Pale View of Hills, William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying, and Orhan Pamuk's Snow. He is Program Leader for the M.A. and Ph.D. in Writing at Liverpool's John Moores University, and he is Visiting Writer at L'Universite de Rouen, France. His most recent...See more