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PITY FOR THE WICKED

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PITY FOR THE WICKED Brian Lynch Published 9 May 2005 The Duras Press ISBN 1-873748-16-7 PRICE: €15 Pity for the Wicked can be ordered from The Duras Press. What the critics said “Brian Lynch’s extraordinary testament is like a shattering alarm in the middle of the night.” – Gerald Dawe, The Irish Times. Full Review […]

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The Peace Process time for poetic justice, by Dennis Kennedy

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PITY FOR THE WICKED by Brian Lynch With a Preface by Conor Cruise O’Brien The Duras Press €15 The Peace Process time for poetic justice by Dennis Kennedy The Belfast Telegraph, 5 December 2005 One of the most devastating critiques of the savagery of the Troubles and of the hypocrisy of the ‘peace process’ has […]

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A tract for the times – Lynch’s poem on the North, by Maurice Hayes

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PITY FOR THE WICKED by Brian Lynch With a Preface by Conor Cruise O’Brien The Duras Press €15 A tract for the times – Lynch’s poem on the North Maurice Hayes The Irish Independent, May 21, 2005 Satire is a necessary purgative for the health of any democracy. It is even more necessary in a […]

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Of human loss and savagery, by Gerald Dawe

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Of human loss and savagery Gerald Dawe PITY FOR THE WICKED The Duras Press €15 ISBN 1-873748-16-7 The Irish Times, June 4, 2005 One Saturday afternoon in mid-August 1969 I was sitting in the upstairs lounge of the Spanish Rooms on the Lower Falls Road in Belfast with a couple of pals before heading to […]

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