Random thoughts of Terry Hamblin about leukaemia, literature, poetry, politics, religion, cricket and music.
Sunday, May 29, 2011
One of my little quirks is to object to the way the Irish have purloined British writers like Oscar Wilde, just because they happened to live on the island of Ireland when it was British. Now I feel justified. James Joyce, that most Dublin of Dubliners was twice offered an Irish passport while he was alive, but turned them down, preferring to remain a British citizen.