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Guff

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Brendan Kennelly's Guff is both mouthpiece and mouthed off, Devil's advocate and self-critic, everyman and every writer consumed by self-doubt and self-questioning. The book of Guff is about the words writing the man. Words drive him into the cave of himself where he questions everything, including words that seem to constitute answers and answers that question both ...more
Paperback, 159 pages
Published March 7th 2014 by Bloodaxe Books (first published February 28th 2014)
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Jim
May 07, 2014 Jim rated it really liked it
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Brendan Kennelly's Guff is, according to the blurb, “both mouthpiece and mouthed off, Devil's advocate and self-critic, everyman and every writer consumed by self-doubt and self-questioning.” He takes his place in the queue behind Leopold Bloom, Belacqua Shuah and Dan Milligan, his Irishness central to his character. Brendan Kennelly, one of Ireland’s most distinguished and best loved poets, is in his seventies now though you could be fooled reading t
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