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The Temporary Gentleman by Sebastian Barry (Faber)

“It’s a beautiful night and no mistake. You would never think there was a war somewhere” In a Literary World Cup, my money would be on Ireland. I read a sarky review of one of Sebastian Barry’s novels in the … Continue reading

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The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry (Faber)

“The world begins anew with every birth, my father used to say. He forgot to say, with every death it ends. Or did not think he needed to. Because for a goodly part of his life he worked in a … Continue reading

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