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Eric Cross ↠ 2 Read & download Free read ó The Tailor and Ansty 102 Promising to make immortal the Tailor and his irrepressible wife Ansty The Tailor never travelled further than Scotland yet the breadth of the world could n. I first came across a copy of The Tailor and Ansty in a house in Bath about 25 years ago discarded on the floor of the basement with some old magazines and other rubbish To be honest I was a bit surprised to find that particular Irish book there Over the years I d heard many references to it but never fully in context so although familiar with the title I actually had no idea what it was aboutThe first thing that struck me was the easy readability Eric Cross has a lovely nonchalant style that makes it a real pleasure to read from the very first page In the townland of Garrnapeaka in the district of Inchigeela in the parish of Iveleary in the barony of West Muskerry in the county of Cork in the province of Munster as he magnilouently styles his address lives t

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The Tailor and Ansty

Eric Cross ↠ 2 Read & download Free read ó The Tailor and Ansty 102 Tailor and Ansty was banned soon after its first publication in 1942 and became the subject of much bitter controversy It has become a modern Irish classic. Absolutely loved this book two people near the end of their lives who had preserved the innocence the zest the wonder It transported me to a time and place in rural Ireland would loved to have sat in their cottage and soaked in their wit and wisdom to uote Eric Cross whose recording of their lives is exuisite in my opinion we are shown had we eyes to see that against a backdrop of poverty of severe physical handicap and pain that life could be and was lived with an enormous appetite gusto gaiety courage and a certainty which made hay of the various religions philosophical and political labels with which we buttress ourselves against the real in our individual lives page 219 these two together created a little magic for me

Eric Cross ↠ 2 Read & download

Eric Cross ↠ 2 Read & download Free read ó The Tailor and Ansty 102 Ot contain the wealth of his humour and fantasy All human life is here marriages inuests matchmaking wakes and always the Tailor his wife and their black co. Absolute classic I loved the two main characters How this was originally banned is beyond belief

  • Paperback
  • 224
  • The Tailor and Ansty
  • Eric Cross
  • English
  • 23 February 2019
  • 9780853420507