A review by noragoudie
Small Things Like These, by Claire Keegan

challenging hopeful informative slow-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


What a beautiful and devastating short story. Forever grateful to Claire Keegan for this small but mighty account of the Magdalen Laundries and the impact that they had on women and small Irish communities. Important, timely, and filled me with hope.

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