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A ghost in the throat / Doireann Ni Ghriofa.

By: Ní Ghríofa, Doireann.
Publisher: Dublin : Tramp Press, 2020Description: 326 pages ; 21 cm.ISBN: 1916434266; 9781916434264.Subject(s): English literature -- Irish authors -- 21st century. -- Fiction | Self-realization in women -- FictionSummary: "A true original. In this stunningly unusual prose debut, Doireann Ní Ghríofa sculpts essay and auto-fiction to explore inner life and the deep connection felt between two writers centuries apart. In the 1700s, an Irish noblewoman, on discovering her husband has been murdered, drinks handfuls of his blood and composes an extraordinary poem. In the present day, a young mother narrowly avoids tragedy. On encountering the poem, she becomes obsessed with its parallels with her own life, and sets out to track down the rest of the story. A devastating and timeless tale about one woman freeing her voice by reaching into the past and finding another's."_-Back cover.
List(s) this item appears in: Acquisitions 2019-2020 | New Acquisitions August-October 2020
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-326).

"A true original. In this stunningly unusual prose debut, Doireann Ní Ghríofa sculpts essay and auto-fiction to explore inner life and the deep connection felt between two writers centuries apart. In the 1700s, an Irish noblewoman, on discovering her husband has been murdered, drinks handfuls of his blood and composes an extraordinary poem. In the present day, a young mother narrowly avoids tragedy. On encountering the poem, she becomes obsessed with its parallels with her own life, and sets out to track down the rest of the story. A devastating and timeless tale about one woman freeing her voice by reaching into the past and finding another's."_-Back cover.

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