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A rambling tale
on June 17, 2014
This is not a happy story, but it is engrossing. The characters and the complex relationships were fascinating. I really wanted to know how things were connected and how they would work out in the end.
I have no idea how I would have liked it had I read it. I think the oral tradition works so much in its favor.Listening to the author read this tale was probably the best part of the experience. This is very much in the style of a classic storyteller - long and leisurely paths to the point. It struck me as very Irish in its meandering style, which is perfect.