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Colm Toibin is master of emotion in his latest offering, Mothers and Sons
There is no shortage of affection between mothers and sons in this new book of stories from Colm Toibin; the bond is what lends the stories their quiet force. It sends Miguel out into the Pyrenean snow day after day in search of his absent mother in 'A Long Winter', and drives the insolvent widow in 'The Name of the Game' to open a chip shop in the well-to-do square where her family reside. But it is a love that rarely articulates itself and the bond, however powerful, is shadowed by mystery.
Mothers and Sons was on the front page of the New York Times Book Review this Sunday past, and received an excellent review. I plan on reading it after I finish the latest MacLaverty.