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Ma, I've got meself locked up in the mad house

Ma, I've got meself locked up in the mad house

Long, Martha

When Martha draws us back into her life, she is in her 30s and has long shaken off the shackles of her mother's partner Jackser, but her daughter has left home and Martha is in bad health, lonely and vulnerable. As she teeters on the brink of a nervous breakdown, a phone call summons ghosts from the past

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Edinburgh: Mainstream, 2011

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Statement of responsibility: Martha Long
ISBN: 1845964489, 9781845964481
Physical Description: 444 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Dublin (Ireland) Social conditions 20th century.; Poor Ireland Dublin Biography.; Long, Martha Family.; Long, Martha.; Biography.; Long, Martha Mental health.; Mothers Ireland Dublin Biography.


"Blunt, moving and laugh-out-loud funny"
Irish World