His greatest strength is indubitably his capacity to create a page turning narrative out of both the mundane and exotic.
‘Let him speak who has seen with his eyes’. Congolese Proverb
Irish opens the door to an extraordinary world
Colin Ryan, has had a collection of his poems published by Coiscéim.ie as Corraí na Nathrach.
Williams refers to the Túatha as the ‘god-people’ to convey their indeterminate status between humanity and divinity
It might all lead to dull or grim stories, but Gebler’s characters are all human, damaged certainly, but each with his own story.
Hugh Mahon has the dubious distinction of being the only member expelled from the federal parliament
The book ties in to events and personalities of the time
All of this growth and the desire of the group to continue sharing research interests has led to the idea of a history of the Irish in South Australia.
‘This is an Irish novel that is afraid of nothing, least of all of being thought of as an Irish novel.’