The Bower

The Bower[EPUB] ✸ The Bower Author Connie Voisine – Bluevapours.co.uk How can a person come to understand wars and hatreds well enough to explain them truthfully to a child The Bower engages this timeless and thorny uestion through a recounting of the poet speaker’s y How can a person come to understand wars and hatreds well enough to explain them truthfully to a child The Bower engages this timeless and thorny uestion through a recounting of the poet speaker’s year in Belfast Northern Ireland with her young daughter The speaker immerses herself in the history of Irish politics—including the sectarian conflict known as The Troubles—and gathers stories of a painful divisive past from museum exhibits newspapers neighbors friends local musicians and cabbies uietly meditative brooding and heart wrenching these poems place intimate moments between mother and daughter alongside images of nationalistic violence and the angers that underlie our daily interactions A deep dive into sectarianism and forgiveness this timely and nuanced book examines the many ways we are all implicated in the impulse to “protect our own” and asks how we manage the histories that divide us  .

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  • Paperback
  • 80 pages
  • The Bower
  • Connie Voisine
  • 25 January 2016
  • 9780226613789

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