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LAST NIGHT'S FUN. In and Out of Time with Irish Music

Carson, Ciaran

ISBN 10: 0865475156 / ISBN 13: 9780865475151
Published by New York North Point Press (1997)., 1997
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The noted Irish poet writes a partially autobiographical, reflective work on music and life. Fine in fine d/w. 1st US edition. Binding is cl. sp., bds. Bookseller Inventory # 005548

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Title: LAST NIGHT'S FUN. In and Out of Time with ...

Publisher: New York North Point Press (1997).

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: F.

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Each chapter the title of a traditional tune, a celebration of Irish music examines the history, experience, and meaning of the music


Reading these essays by an Irish folk musician, you are drawn in and transported, and it begins to seem that you can hear the fiddles and bodhrans, and you can almost smell the Guinness. Ciaran Carson, who has published several books of poetry, spent many years playing traditional Irish music in pubs with sawdust on the floor, and he evokes both scene and sound brilliantly in prose. We're lucky that the talented Mr. Carson takes time to put down his flute and pick up the pen. Anyone who appreciates folk music, or anyone who just likes fine writing, will enjoy this wondrously quirky little book.

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