By Alex Hijmans
Saighdiúr de chuid na cúise í Rebekka Vogelzang, bean óg as an Ísiltír a d’fhoghlaim Gaeilge agus í ag obair i dteach caife Gaelach i gcathair na Gaillimhe. Cuireann sí a croí agus a hanam isteach i ngach uile bhonnóg dá mbácáileann sí agus i ngach uile chupán coffee dá ndéanann sí, toisc pass dtuigeann sí move bhfuil slánú na teanga ag brath air. Ach cé a shlánóidh Rebekka?
A novel written within the Irish language during which Rebekka Vogelzang, a tender Dutchwoman, is struggling with to avoid wasting the Irish language, which she has learnt at the activity in an Irish-speaking cafe in Galway. She places her middle and soul into each scone she bakes and each cup of coffee she makes simply because she is familiar with the very salvation of the language is determined by it. yet who will keep Rebekka?
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