Bolger travels back to his roots in a collection that’s full of life
This timely anthology is a supple and touching exploration of exile and defiance, love and loss
When poet, playwright and novelist Dermot Bolger’s beloved wife Bernie passed away suddenly in 2010, he was left so grief-stricken that he felt he would never write again.
Eventually, the Dubliner did compose another work: The Venice Suite, reconstructed from notes scribbled in the wake of her death, and a harrowing distillation of his loss, as he describes being ambushed by a glimpse of his late wife’s fingerprints in her moisturiser jar, or the absence...
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