What Do I Read Next?
- John Millington Synge's 1907 play The Playboy of the Western World, which addresses the theme of illusion and reality, focuses on the reception given to Christy Mahon, as he wanders into a small Irish village, declaring that he has just murdered his father.
- Frank McCourt's Angela's Ashes, published in 1996, is an award-winning novel that traces the lives of a poor family in Ireland headed by an alcoholic father.
- Mcdermott's A Bigamist's Daughter (1982) focuses on the impact of the past on the present.
- In Irish America (2001), Maureen Dezell chronicles Irish Americans' lives from the 1840s to the beginning of the twenty-first century.