"My Love to the Gallows"
Patrick Reardon Conner | Reardon Conner | Peter Malin
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[on the "art" of conversation] In England conversation has died as an art--it can be an art--and, if indulged in at all, has become a kind of affectation, a fetish with certain writer-groups or "intellectuals". Americans, especially young Americans, tend to be too earnest when they take to conversation. The best conversation can still be found in Dublin and other parts of Ireland. It is ripe with...
His father was Chief Constable of the Royal Irish Constabulary.