One’s a novel set in the searing, deserted outback of 19th century Australia; the other’s a haunting evocation of the Great Irish Famine of 1845. Paul Howarth’s Only Killers and Thieves and Paul Lynch’s Grace are each, in different ways, reminiscent of Cormac McCarthy and they add up to unforgettable stories laced with myth, memory and violence. Come and hear more from the two writers.