Clair Wills: Modern Irish History, 3 July 2008
Show More Luck and the Irish: A Brief History of Change c.1970-2000 by R.F. Foster.
Penguin, 228 pp., £8.99, July 2008, 978 0 14 101765 5Show More
“... This, it seems, is what Foster is getting at in his nicely imprecise subtitle: ‘c.1970-2000’. Seamus Deane tells a winning story of how, as a bookish child much given to reading the encyclopedia, he became fascinated with that place called Circa, where so many interesting things had happened, and over such a long period of time. In the curious ...”