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BRIAN KEENAN, I'LL TELL ME MA Book Review

By 3 February 2012No Comments

Along with John McCarthy, Brian Keenan spent four and a half years in captivity in Beirut.  Isolated from the world, frequently blind-folded, transported in car boots, never knowing if he would be alive on the morrow, Keenan survived an experience which would have broken many.  The immediate literary result was An Evil Cradling.  At Aye Write, the Glasgow Book Festival, Keenan spoke of his new book, the story of his boyhood, I’ll Tell Me Ma (Jonathan Cape, £16.99)……
 
 
 
This article was first published in Lothian Life in March 2010.  You can read it in its entirety at: http://www.lothianlife.co.uk/2010/03/ill-tell-me-ma%E2%80%93-book-review/

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