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Many books today present the reader with a confliction of ideas or two opposing sides battling it out for a conclusion. Then when this conclusion passes, the reader more or less feels coerced into jumping on board with that outcome.
'This Human Season's' conflict however stays with you after the last few pages, and even after the few weeks following the end of the book. Louise Dean writes with such eloquence and yet morbid flattery that it becomes reminiscent of Alexander Trocchi - forcing the reader into seeing the beauty behind the repulsive. This is in fact theme of the book - the beauty of the IRA: the families and communities surrounding the organisation and their imprisoned… Read more