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Sorry for Your Trouble: The Irish Way of Death

Author: Ann Marie Hourihane  

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Inside the intimate rituals of death in Ireland

The Irish Way of Death. Inside the intimate rituals of death in Ireland
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Inside the intimate rituals of death in Ireland

The Irish Way of Death. Inside the intimate rituals of death in Ireland

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The Irish do death differently. Funeral attendance is a form of sport, often requiring sophisticated crowd control and creative parking solutions. Strangers are not afraid to commiserate with the newly bereaved. Despite having the same basic end-of-life i

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“Ann Marie Hourihane is the most elegant and insightful chronicler of contemporary Ireland. In Sorry for Your Trouble she explores perhaps the most distinctive aspect of its culture with compassion, erudition, wit and a wonderful precision of feeling and expression. This is, paradoxically, an endlessly vivid reflection, not just on Irish life, but on life itself. Funny, brilliant and deeply moving, it is a lamp to hold up against the dying of the light”

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Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd | Sandycove
Published
7th October 2021
Pages
288
ISBN
9781844885237
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