Talbot's Box - Kilroy, Thomas

Catholic ascetic Matt Talbot, the "workers' saint" (1856-1925), provokes Kilroy's ingenious examination of the idea of sanctity in the modern world. The very incorporation of penance and spiritual search, his conversion from alcoholism to prayer, fasting and self-mortification is sketched in the textured resonances of the idiom of the Dublin ...

Talbot's Box 1998, Gallery Books

ISBN-13: 9781852351984

Trade paperback

Talbot's Box 1979, The Gallery Press, Oldcastle

ISBN-13: 9780902996953