Harrowing journey into grief pays off for reader

Enon by Paul Harding. Heinemann, €15.10. Reviewed by Dermot Bolger.

14th September, 2013
Paul Harding: the Pulitzer Prize winner has produced a beautifully written book. Photo: Ekko Von Schwinchow

Enon

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We may not ever discuss it with them, but from the time we begin to understand what life is about, we are programmed to accept the fact that one day we will bury our parents. If from large families, we accept the numerical possibility that we may also stand at the graveside of siblings and also the fact that the terrible pact of true love is that one partner will be left behind to...

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