Woodbury Rowe, the lord mentor and anglophile in residence at The Rockaway
Park Philosophical Society, nonetheless savors his celebration of St
Patrick's Day because it isn't a legal holiday at all. To enjoy St
Patrick's Day you have to goof-off. This the Mentor teaches the society
gingerly should enjoy.
||it's an end and a beginning,,, the first world war
is ending,,, and a new even dirtier war has begun,,, |
Fullosia Press Special: End of the HuntThomas Flanagan's
story of the Irish war for independence brings you from the ambushes at
remote rural cross-roads to the seats of power following the lifeline
principally of Janice Nuggent a war widow both of Ireland's support of the
English cause on the European continent and of the war for Independence
The foremat is unique. End of the Hunt is a novel told as a collection
of short stories or voices each contributing a unique viewpoint on the
world shattering events around them.
Yet even the elusive final peace is riddled with irony and tragedy.
Says the Judge of the High Court to Janice, I see the barristers who
appear before me daily and all I see is the blood under their nails.
Triumph and Tragedy