Three Monkeys Online

A Curious, Alternative Magazine

Gabrielle Warnock

THE HEATHER BLAZING by Colm Tóibín – a review

Saturday, May 1st, 2004

In 1991, Irish writer Colm Tóibín's first novel, The South, was awarded the Irish Times/Aer Lingus Literature Prize, while in 1999, his third book, The Blackwater Lightship, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Between these two books was one of quiet intensity – The Heather Blazing – set in the same area of Wexford as […]