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Second Mother

Sinéad Gleeson

‘The cortex shrinks where the cells used to be. The spaces in between expand. Islands in the sea of the mind. An archipelago of the former self.’ Sinéad Gleeson on Alzheimer's disease.

Sinéad Gleeson

Sinéad Gleeson is a writer and broadcaster from Dublin. She is the editor of three anthologies of short stories, including The Long Gaze Back: Short Stories by Irish Women Writers, and is currently working on a book of essays and a novel.

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