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The Speckled People

A Memoir of a Half-Irish Childhood

by Hugo Hamilton

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Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7262671M
ISBN 100007156634
ISBN 109780007156634
OCLC/WorldCa55140286

  Adapted for the stage from the best-selling memoir, The Speckled People tells a profoundly moving story of a young boy trapped in a language war. Set in s Ireland, this is a gripping, poignant, and at times very funny family drama of homesickness, control and identity. As a   A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut ://

The Speckled People by Hugo Hamilton. Search the Australian Bookseller's Association website to find a bookseller near you. The links will take you to the web site's home page. From there you can navigate to the title you are interested ://   Refreshingly, this is not the case in Hugo Hamilton’s book The Speckled People. Hamilton’s child narrator takes us on a funny, touching, and, often quite heartbreaking, journey through a higgledy-piggledy world where nothing really fits together, and no one’s quite sure what they mean when they say

  Evocative, agitating and inspiriting, Speckled People sticks up for diversity and principled dissent extending the scope of Irish memoir. Independent. A wonderful, subtle, problematic and humane Ireland about a particular family about alternatives and   The childhood world of Hugo Hamilton, born and brought up in Dublin, is a confused place. His father, a sometimes brutal Irish nationalist, demands his children speak Gaelic, while his mother, a softly spoken German emigrant who has been marked by the Nazi past,


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The Speckled People by Hugo Hamilton pp, Fourth Estate, £ Hugo Hamilton's family are the 'speckled' people. They're speckled because they're Irish and German in homogeneous s :// THE SPECKLED PEOPLE: A Memoir of a Half-Irish Childhood Hamilton's father says they are speckled, ads in Irish newspapers and an author tour to Boston and New York ensures Hamilton's book   ‎‘This is the most gripping book I've read in ages It is beautifully written, fascinating, disturbing and often very funny.’ Roddy Doyle The childhood world of Hugo Hamilton, born and brought up in Dublin, is a confused place.

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And Johannes knows what else it means: I know it also means we're Get this from a library. The speckled people. [Hugo Hamilton] -- "As a young boy, growing up in Dublin, Hugo Hamilton struggles with the question of what it means to be speckled.

The speckled people are, in his father's words, 'the new Irish, partly from Ireland, Dappled or speckled, as in barn-brack (from the Irish, bairín breac), the tea-bread dotted with currants and sultanas: this is Hugo Hamilton's term for people like himself and his siblings, of   The speckled people are, in his father's words, 'the new Irish, partly from Ireland, partly from somewhere else'.Surrounded by fear, guilt, and frequently comic cultural entanglements, Hugo tries to understand the differences between Irish history and German history and to turn the strange logic of what he is told into ://.

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All Hugo wants to do is speak ://