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Cries of an Irish Caveman

by Paul Durcan

This book is the Winner of the 2014 Irish Book Lifetime Achievement Award. Cries of an Irish Caveman is Paul Durcan's most inspired and surprising collection of poems. Through four distinct sections, he brings his tender lyricism to bear on the themes of love and loss, life and death. The first section describes an experience in Australia which provides a starting point for reassessing his past relationships and loves. The second returns to Ireland, its people and places, the celebrated and the unknown. The third section is a meditation on his daughter's marriage, placing within an historical and sacramental context a very personal event. And finally, in some of his most daring and original writing, Durcan describes his own twentieth-century romance, replete with ecstacies and inevitable agonies, beauty and hope, but also brutality and self-abasement.

ISBN: 9781910701133

€ 13.75 

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Date of Publication: 07/05/2015

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Irish Plays & Poetry