The Laughter of Mothers

The Laughter of Mothers In this enthralling and personal collection, Paul Durcan celebrates his mother in original and captivating fashion Sheila MacBride came from a political family her uncle John MacBride was executed in 1916 for his part in the Easter Uprising but when she married into the black, red roaring, fighting Durcans of Mayo she was obliged to give up a promising legal career These poems commemorate his mother as Durcan remembers her playing golf, reading Tolstoy, and initiating him in the magic of the cinema He recalls her compassion and loyalty when he was committed to a mental hospital in adolescence and how she endured the ordeal of her old age In the meantime, Durcan is beguiled by a beggar woman, enraged by a young man picking his nose on the Dublin Sligo commuter train, and gets into difficulty at the security gate of Dublin airport. Free Read [ The Laughter of Mothers ] author [ Paul Durcan ] –

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  • Hardcover
  • 144 pages
  • The Laughter of Mothers
  • Paul Durcan
  • English
  • 02 March 2017
  • 1846550238

10 thoughts on “The Laughter of Mothers

  1. says:

    Excellent Funny, moving, playful and delightfully accessible.

  2. says:

    This was a Christmas present a signed copy, in fact and not something I would normally have read, but I have to say I really enjoyed it There is a gentle, almost passive resignation to the tone of voice which, in the many poems that explore the vacuous heart of Celtic Tiger Ireland, seems oddly appropriate.The book is divided into two parts, the second a series of startlingly frank poems about his recently deceas...

  3. says:

    Poetry is good if it makes you cry, right

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  5. says:

    I like this Author poet and this collection of poems written with his mother in mind, is funny at best and sad too.

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