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November Wedding and Other Poems

November Wedding and Other Poems

Ted Mc Carthy

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Winner of The Brendan Behan Memorial Award 1999. 'A very impressive work both in terms of the gravity and reach of its artistic concerns and impulses and the craft of its writing. Ted Mc Carthy is clearly a gifted poet.' - Michael Coady

'These quiet, definite poems seem to be about familiar things: country weather and household furniture and a kitchen garden facing south. But the dailyness is an illusion and the poems end up surprising us with their danger and conviction, as much as their assured lyric cadences. Ted Mc Carthy's world is eloquent and off-balance. It doesn't so much invite as pull the reader in.

After that, the best of these poems have the power to persuade us to stay.' - Eavan Boland 'Mc Carthy brings us on a visit to night-time streets, carnivals, bad country music, chemists' shops and the graves of dead soldiers. He goes back to his old school and that page of Livy he could never master.

He discovers again how the word sincere came into being, and sincerity itself, in his acute sense of remorse, is the key to the life of these poems. This is a collection of quiet rhymes and quiet metaphors and quiet elegies. The sense of loss is telling and the voice is sure.' - Dermot Healy

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Author Ted Mc Carthy
Publisher Lilliput Press
Publication date 1 Jan 1998
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9781901866216

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