Tag: Mary lavin
Pidgie and Katey, two girls written by Mary Lavin
……. ‘Scylla and Charybdis‘ and ‘A Glimpse of Katey’, by Mary Lavin. The two short stories named above in the title refer to Mary Lavin’s writing of girls, Katey, from A Glimpse of Katey, and Pidgie, the heroine of Scylla and Charybdis. Both stories were published in Lavin’s The Patriot Son, although there is a vast…
A Saturday Woman Writer , Doris Lessing.
I have referred here before to the book that creeps me out the most,The Fifth Child , indeed I took down my copy again last night to read up for today’s post; but I ended up deweeding the garden where my tree was being invaded by a parasitic alien Clematis, and my rose’s roots being pushed…
The Island Women, Mary Lavin and Women.
Mary Lavin is possibly my favourite author, I possess an autographed book of her which I have to return to its rightful owner … (My mother). If I were to choose a story that for me represents Mary Lavin, it would have to be The Chamois Gloves. It took me years to understand how such a…