James Joyce’s literary masterpiece IS to be sniffed at.
Lawson used Irish characters in his multicultural cast as a literary device, in the main a comic one
Poems full of time telling of many stories and of many lives.
The book ties in to events and personalities of the time
In any list of memorable opening sentences, Galway writer Alan McMonagle’s start to his first novel has to be up there with the best …
James Joyce, and Steampunk? Circus? Vaudeville? and the squiffy liffey, and worse?
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‘This is an Irish novel that is afraid of nothing, least of all of being thought of as an Irish novel.’
Because our families contain everything and, late at night, everything makes sense.
Duffy is a smart and determined Catholic in a police force that is overwhelming Protestant; and he resides and survives in a Protestant estate because he has a ‘good relationship’ with the leader of the para militaries who run that estate.