Kevin toolis is a writer and filmmaker he is the author of an acclaimed chronicle of irelands troubles rebel hearts journeys within the iras soul he has written for the new york times magazine and the guardian and reported on conflicts across the world. Contemporary western ideas about death are dominated by individualism my fathers wake is a lyrical description of how community and tradition help us deal with our mortality seamus omahony author of the way we die now as a boy he learned to kiss the corpse at a traditional island wake. My fathers wake how the irish teach us to live love and die kevin toolis on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers an intimate lyrical look at the ancient rite of the irish wake and the irish way of overcoming our fear of death death is a whisper for most of us instinctively we feel we should dim the lights. O my fathers wake by kevin toolis is published by weidenfeld nicolson 1699 to order a copy for 1444 go to guardianbookshopcom or call 0330 333 6846 free uk pp over 10 online . My fathers wake by kevin toolis moving but unconvincing journalist examines how the irish way of dying and mourning is unique
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