"It took newcomer O'Hara 25 years to compose this poke at Ireland's edge, time for the events to become burnished. His writing is all the better for it; like the Irish fog, it's both glowing and lightly pushed by an unacknowledged melancholy. "
Skillful piece of travel-writing from O'Hara, who walks around the coast rather than ride in the cart, "because I want to view old Ireland from donkey level" (or maybe he just can't command the cart?).
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