• Questions for A.L.Kennedy on the novel Paradise by Liu Mei Cheng, Yuko Miyawaka, Keiko Nagano, Tomoko Takeda, Satoki Umezawa, Ayaka Wada, Yasuhiro Wakai Tokyo University 30/01/06 Would a Scottish reader understand the meaning of ‘Mo run geal og’ (my fair young love)?  Do you include it here because the song is dedicated as a funeral song?  Or because this song has political or any other specific relevance to the reading of Paradise?  These words are offered as part of the book – how are they significant? Not too many readers would understand it – but the Gaels would. And it’s a very well-known song, so easy to find, should they wish to make the effort. It’s not something without which

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