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Apr 12, 2022 | ISBN 9780807006535

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Praise

“A meditative probe into the language of ordinary days.”
The New York Times

About the work of Colm Tóibín:


The Magician

“Tóibín’s novels typically depict an unfinished battle between those who know what they feel and those who don’t, between those who have found a taut peace within themselves and those who remain unsettled.”
—D. T. Max, The New Yorker

The Magician recaptures a literary giant. . . . Symphonic and moving . . . Maximalist in scope but intimate in feeling.”
—Dwight Garner, The New York Times

The Master:

“Tóibín’s work displays the kind of depth and sensitivity that few authors can offer. . . . The result is a beautiful, haunting portrayal.”
The Christian Science Monitor

“A quiet tour de force: a work of deep seriousness and sympathy that gives us a genius in his full human dimensions. . . . [This] profound novel is—dare one say it?—masterly.”
The New York Observer

Brooklyn:

“Tóibín . . . [is] his generation’s most gifted writer of love’s complicated, contradictory power.”
—Floyd Skloot, The Los Angeles Times

“Reading Tóibín is like watching an artist paint one small stroke after another until suddenly the finished picture emerges to shattering effect. . . . Brooklyn stands comparison with Henry James’s The Portrait of a Lady.”
The Times Literary Supplement (UK)

Nora Webster:

“A high-wire act of an eighth novel . . . Tóibín’s radical restraint elevates what might have been a familiar tale of grief and survival into a realm of heightened inquiry. The result is a luminous, elliptical novel in which everyday life manages, in moments, to approach the mystical.”
—Jennifer Egan, The New York Times Book Review

Table Of Contents

September
In Los Angeles
Curves
Mysterium Lunae
The Long Trick
Two Grecos
Thunder All Night
From the Catalan
High Up
August
Anton Webern in Barcelona
Object on a Table
Orchard
Cush Gap, 2007
Morning
Open House
Blue Shutters
Shadows
The Marl Hole
The Nun
The Rosary
Vinegar Hill
Bishops
Kennedy in Wexford
Vatican II
Face
From the Air
The Torturer’s Art
American Poem
Life
Dublin: Saturday, 23 May, 2015
Gellert Baths, Spring 1990
Dead Cinemas
Variations on a Scene from Maeve Binchy
I Ran Away
The House
Two or Three
Emily Kngwarreye in Dublin
In Washington DC
In the White House
Late
November in America
Lines Written After the Second Moderna Vaccine at Dodgers’ Stadium Los Angeles, 27 February 2021
December
Two Plus One
In Memoriam
Ritual
Father & Son
In San Clemente
Eccles Street
Orpheus
Small Wonder
Canal Water
Tiepolo
Prayer to St Agnes
Eve
Arafat in Tunis
Jericho
Valentin’s Prayer
Pangur
Because the Night

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