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I had no interest in her books but enjoyed that article and now I’m slightly more interested in reading one of her books. She needs to do some short stories about ghosts though to really grab me.
 

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I quite liked her first book even though I disliked the characters. I think Anne Enright does similar stuff with more insight and depth of character. But still, very skilled and enjoyable I'll likely read theis new one. Up Mayo.
 

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that article said:
I registered Marianne’s porcelain outsiderness as doing something else: as telling a story about the quintessential oddness of small-town Irish life, where minor aesthetic divergences like the absence of fake tan, wearing a loudly patterned dress, or the fact Marianne doesn’t “put make-up on [her] face,” will quickly have you labeled goth or emo
Hahaha - my eldest has been called "emo" as an insult on the streets of Drogheda for, I think, exactly these 3 reasons
 

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Hahaha. I was about to post, "I hated Room so no thanks" but it turns out she didn't write Room. I've hated her for years now thinking she wrote that book.

So, sorry about that.
 

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I had no interest in her books but enjoyed that article and now I’m slightly more interested in reading one of her books. She needs to do some short stories about ghosts though to really grab me.

whoever the hell it is who is doing her marketing is certainly earning their dosh. it’s a bit bizarro that a mayo marxist is suddenly beyoncé. good books and all but the hoopla is pretty weird.

there are even hype articles about how hyped up all the hype is!

 

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