Articles tagged colm toibin

Sex and Other Mysteries in ‘The Empty Family’

In The Empty Family, Irish writer Colm Toibin describes men and women who will sacrifice just about anything for sexual passion and love.

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20 Jul 2008 // 10:59 PM

The Journey Home

This Ireland is resolutely working class, bland, focused on the traditional pursuits of numbing the senses through alcohol, coping with the drudgery of dead-end jobs with an almost nihilistic escapism.

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Truth and Other Restrictions: 'True Detective' - Episode 7 - "Black Maps and Motel Rooms"

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"Series creator Nic Pizzolatto constructs the entire season on a simple exchange: death seems to be the metaphysical wage of knowledge.

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