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book Ö Fiche Bliain ag Fás Æ Maurice O'Sullivan Maurice O'Sullivan was born on the Great Blasket in 1904 and Twenty Years A Growing tells the story of his youth and of a way of li My favorite book A gift from my father Paints a picture of life on the Blasket Island as it was dying away Beautiful landscape descriptions images of childhood on an island rich with cultural traditions and adventures

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read Fiche Bliain ag Fás epub Þ Paperback ↠ [Reading] ➺ Fiche Bliain ag Fás By Maurice O'Sullivan – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk Maurice O'Sullivan was born on the Great Blasket in 1904 and Twenty Years A Growing tells the story of his youth and of a way of life which belonged to the Middle Ages He wrote for his own ple Fe which belonged to the Middle Ages He wrote for his own pleasure and for the entertainment of his friends without any thought of One of the fine “Blasket” books which are great for providing a link to the Irish peasant storytelling tradition a tradition that for the most part was all oratory prior to the books being translated And even though it’s a translation from Irish you can still hear the author’s brogue when he says things like “On the way back we shortened the road with great talk”

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Fiche Bliain ag FásA wider public his style is derived from folk tales which he heard from his grandfather and sharpened by his own lively imagination I read this after the opportunity to visit the Blasket Island center in Dunuin and gaze out at the Great Blasket Amazing stories of growing up on the island taking the currach to discover the main land I'm sure my visit made the descriptions even vivid