Fintan O'Toole is a historian, biographer, literary critic and political commentator. His acclaimed columns on Brexit for the Irish Times, the Guardian and the New York Review of Books have been awarded both the Orwell Prize and the European Press Prize. His books include A Traitor's Kiss, his life of Richard Brinsley Sheridan; Judging Shaw and White Savage. His investigative, polemical books have all been bestsellers: Meanwhile Back at the Ranch, Ship of Fools and Enough is Enough. He is writing the authorised biography of Seamus Heaney and, for Head of Zeus, a history of Ireland in his own time.
'O'Toole is a pitiless and humourful analyst, and Three Years in Hell is packed with uncommon insights' Herald. 'Fintan O'Toole's important account of three turbulent Brexit years is of both historical significance and contemporary relevance ... It will both inform and entertain' Irish Times. 'A funny - at times scathing - look at events since the referendum and how they have affected Britain and Ireland' Financial Times.