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When anyone asks me about the Irish character, I say look at the trees. Maimed, stark and misshapen, but ferociously tenacious.
There is an Irish way of paying compliments as though they were irresistible truths which makes what would otherwise be an impertinence delightful. 149 more words
A GIRL IS A HALF-FORMED THING By Eimear McBride Text, $22.99
Every so often, you come across a “first book miracle” – the novel, turned down by every publisher, that is finally picked up and becomes an international sensation. 1,111 more words