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BOXING AND MASCULINITY:
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Below, featured boxing book review:
  Sebastian Barry, A Long Long Way
      (August 2022)


Sebastian Barry, A Long Long Way.

There is a great boxing match in this splendid novel about World War I. Like most authors of war novels, Barry writes about those on one side of the conflict, in his case the Irish. His narrative comprises many wars within The Great War. These include (but are not limited to) conflicts between Ireland and England, between Catholic and Protestant, the British Expeditionary Force and the Germans, fathers and sons, soldiers and civilians, and others. Boxing gets right to the heart of some of these battles.   Continue here

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