Dear Life by Dennis O'Driscoll

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If his inner aesthete and technique are less developed than Larkin's, the critical generosity that characterises his writing life is something his predecessor lacked.
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A collection of poetry and works dedicated to Allah.
 

About Dennis O'Driscoll

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Born in Thurles, County Tipperary in 1954, Dennis O'Driscoll is widely-known as a critic as well as a poet; a selection of his essays and reviews, Troubled Thoughts, Majestic Dreams (The Gallery Press), appeared in 2001. In 1999, he received a Lannan Literary Award. A civil servant since the age of 16, he works for Irish Customs in Dublin.
 
Published January 1, 2001 by Anvil Press Poetry. 112 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction
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Publishers Weekly

Above average
on Aug 26 2013

This ninth book retains his affable, inviting virtues (reminiscent at times of Louis MacNeice) while focusing on topics that most conversations avoid: the untrustworthiness, or indeed the falsity, of organized Christian belief, and the imminence of death.

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Guardian

Good
Reviewed by Fran Brearton on Jun 29 2012

If his inner aesthete and technique are less developed than Larkin's, the critical generosity that characterises his writing life is something his predecessor lacked.

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