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Greally, Birds’ Nest Soup.

Greally, Hanna. Birds’ Nest Soup. Dublin, Allen Figgis, 1971. Octavo. 125 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear and some stains on the cover. With newspaper clippings about the author loosely inserted.

This book tells the story of the author’s confinement in a mental institution for twenty years. Despite the fact that she was not mentally ill she got caught in the system and, after her mother died, was unable to get out. Birds’ Nest Soup gives a graphic portrayal of life in the asylum with references to drugs and electric-shock treatment. It is a powerful and moving tale.

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Greally, Birds' Nest Soup.
Greally, Birds’ Nest Soup.