By John B. Keane
Drawing at the wealthy people tradition of County Kerry, John B. Keane brings new lifestyles to previous customs in his portrayals of the specified vacation goals and daily shortcomings of nation humans in the course of the Christmas season. With adequate solid cheer to hot the center through the Christmas season and the lengthy nights of wintry weather, Keane’s playful quantity revisits the Christmases eccentrically celebrated through the likes of Dotie Tupper and Johnny Naile, the doughty Canon Doyle and deaf Canon Cornelius Coodle, the amiable spendthrift Aenias Mackson and Hiccups O’Reilly, who disappears one Christmas for seven years.
Keane bears pleasant witness to the strengths and failings, the rigors and triumphs, of the easy yet no longer so usual people of rural Ireland.
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