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So to go back to your childhood again … did you ever read any books or … ?

I was forever reading, yeah, but I really … I used to read an awful lot about European history and European … the wars, Croatian, I seemed to be … with that type of thing, I used to get the books in Capel Street library and I used to just read everything and anything, like, you know, never really anything particular like, I’d just keep reading …

Yeah so you were in the library so you’d get them there …

Oh yeah, I was in the library, yeah.


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Books and reading

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"Hugh Smullen talks about books and reading." Lifescapes: Mapping Dublin Lives, Item #319 (accessed March 20 2018, 7:40 pm)