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The novels of Colm Toibin — including his latest, set in Brooklyn — are all about searching for home.

The novels of Colm Toibin — including his latest, set in Brooklyn — are all about searching for home.

IT IS difficult to imagine today, but only a few decades ago a suburban-style motor accessories store stood at one of the Melbourne CBD’s prime locations.

IT IS difficult to imagine today, but only a few decades ago a suburban-style motor accessories store stood at one of the Melbourne CBD’s prime locations.

Themes in Colm Toibin's 'Brooklyn' by C Troy on Prezi

Themes in Colm Toibin's 'Brooklyn' by C Troy on Prezi

AUDIO - Colm Toibin, writer, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for 'Desert Island Discs'. Includes a good discussion about the writing process, the creation of 'Brooklyn' and the major themes in the novel - (conversation starting at about 9:40, though broken by some songs of Toibin's choosing).

AUDIO - Colm Toibin, writer, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for 'Desert Island Discs'. Includes a good discussion about the writing process, the creation of 'Brooklyn' and the major themes in the novel - (conversation starting at about 9:40, though broken by some songs of Toibin's choosing).

Saoirse Ronan and John Crowley: 'Emigration is a potent part of the Irish psyche' – video interview | Film | The Guardian

Saoirse Ronan and John Crowley: 'Emigration is a potent part of the Irish psyche' – video interview | Film | The Guardian