Thursday September 24, 2020

The passions of Alan Shatter

Laura by Alan Shatter. Poolbeg, €10. Reviewed by Kevin Power.

6th July, 2013
Alan Shatter: a bodice-ripping bonkbuster. Photo: Tony O'Shea

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There are, at present, two reasons why a publication may be banned in Ireland. The first is if that publication is deemed to be obscene. The second is if it "advocates the procurement of abortion or miscarriage" (meaning that a fun-sounding tome called How To Drive Your Man Wild In Bed remains inaccessible to Irish readers, doubtless to their considerable loss).

Recently, some wag remembered that Minister for Justice Alan Shatter had published a novel...

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