Browsing: Colm Tóibín

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The title of this collection hints at the author’s general approach to his subject matter. He expresses himself as a humble guest at every “feast” he attends, not the host or the guest of honor. In the title essay, the reader is given a tour of Enniscorthy, the town where Tóibín was born in 1955, and where Irish history seems to be embodied in the land itself.