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  • Silver Threads Of Hope Featured In The Irish Times | Writers turn page for suicide charity

    By admin on October 15, 2012
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    Great piece on the book launch in the times! BOOKER-WINNING author Anne Enright last night spoke of the widespread aversion to and shame at the subject of suicide. She was speaking at the launch of an anthology of new short stories by 28 Irish authors in aid of national suicide-prevention charity Console. Despite suicide and bereavement being the central theme

  • All Gods Dead by Marian O Neill Reviewed in The Independent

    By admin on October 15, 2012
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    And a nice review it is too: It’s quite a story, a million miles from the quiet respectability of south Dublin that Brigit came back to and became part of, blending in despite her recent experiences. The book’s exploits are sometimes improbable; but then so were the no-holds-barred antics of the Lost Generation. O’Neill’s strategy of inserting her anti-heroine into