Everything in This Country Must
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Edition language: English
Everything In This Country Must is quite simply too short. The title story only lasts 23 minutes. I am listening to the audiobook performance. Yes, it feels like a performance, not the reading of a story! The narration by Clodagh Bowyer, in her young feminine Irish patois, was fantastic. The book’s ...
Not a comfortable read by any means, but McCann's writing is beautiful, creating stories with a poignancy that will stay with the reader for a long while after closing the covers.
Okay, so, see, there's this place called Ireland? And it's really poor? Or, well, anyway, it used to be and stuff. So anyway, this Irish guy comes here, I mean to America, and he writes about these Irish people from when it was all poor and stuff? And so these stories are, like, really really sad an...