Topic - Quirke

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  • He adds dryly, "How quick priests had been, after the English went, to seize the best of what they had left behind."

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  • Quirke has an ambiguous relationship with his daughter as he does with most women, recognizing his capacity to say the wrong thing at the wrong time to most of them.

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