For I Have Sinned #2020

For I Have Sinned By Colm Herron For I Have Sinned None
  • Title: For I Have Sinned
  • Author: Colm Herron
  • ISBN: 9780954645304
  • Page: 154
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    For I Have Sinned By Colm Herron
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    1. Colm Herron

      Colm Herron is the author of four novels, including For I Have Sinned, The Fabricator and Further Adventures of James Joyce All received high acclaim Further Adventures of James Joyce for example was described by Morris Beja in James Joyce Quarterly as a totally comic novel Mr Beja, who is Emeritus professor of literature at Ohio State University, went on to compare Colm s writing to that of both James Joyce and Irish comic genius Flann O Brien.On 2 February 2011 Joyce scholar Doctor Jonathan McCreedy delivered a paper at the Joyce birthday conference in Roma Tre University His paper was entitled Further Adventures of James Joyce the crossroads of two reading publics the two publics being the Joyce aficionado and what Flann O Brien might have called the plain people out for a good read On 16 June 2010 as part of a weeklong Bloomsday festival Colm shared the platform with actor Barry McGovern where for six hours under a midsummer sun they did readings alternately, he from Ulysses and Colm from his own novel.In April 2011 Colm received an invitation from Professor Anne Fogarty of UCD to attend the National Library, Dublin, on the occasion of the annual Joyce Colloquium Here he discovered that he had two thrilling admirers, namely Fritz Senn, father figure of Joyce scholars worldwide, and Jean Michel Rabat the renowned, perhaps unequalled, authority on Joyce, Beckett and a host of other writers and subjects Colm s latest offering The Wake , scheduled for release in the spring of 2014, is a comic serious novel which recalls Samuel Beckett at his most seminal It opens with an unbroken sequence lasting 22 000 words which uses the setting of a traditional Irish wake to explore the destitution of man and transform it into something like his ennoblement From the time he sat down to write his first novel Colm has lived by the motto Non fiction tries to use fact to help us see the lies Fiction uses metaphor to help us see the truth He later found that he was putting into practice what Nobel prize winning South African author Nadine Gordimer called witness literature In a Pen lecture given by Gordimer for International Writers Day in 2002 Gordimer talked of the felling of the twin towers on 11 September 2001 Terror pounced from the sky and the world made witness to it, she said She then went on to consider the media coverage of that terrible day and examined the difference between the reporter s job, the pundit s job and that of the writer Meaning is what cannot be reached by the immediacy of the image, the description of the sequence of events, the methodologies of expert analysis, she said Kafka says the writer sees among the ruins different and things than others it witness literature is seeing what is really taking place.

    771 thoughts on “For I Have Sinned”

    1. Colm Herron, is one of Ireland s greatest living writers The vision, comedy and poetic richness of his prose comes to life on the page and is a joy to read His characters and themes have the intellectual depth of both James Joyce and Samuel Beckett, but Herron has his own fresh voice and way of saying it as it is, that resonates with the reader and draws you into the story until you feel that you are living it as it is happening For I Have Sinned is a great novel from a national treasure Highly [...]


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