INKROCI N.27 – DECEMBER/JANUARY 2018

Stories

Fitz-James O’Brien – A Soldier’s Letter

A Soldier’s Letter January 20, 1862 With the head of a drum for my desk, I sit on a southern slope, While the sunlight streaks the apples...

George Moore – Alms-Giving

As I searched for a penny it began to rain. The blind man opened a parcel and I saw that it contained a small...

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The Border

Crossing the border: crossing the frontier, going beyond the border line. An interpreter, similarly to a translator, is always a symbolic boundary: he/she lies between...

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COMICS

Literatures

Silvio Donà – The Royalties letter

He kept it all day on his night table. He picked it up a couple of times then he put it back down without opening...

Flemming Jensen – The Bank Robber Blues

The bank robber blues is a crime novel definitely out of the ordinary: the main character Max kills the Danish prime minister. In very...

Seamus Scanlon – THREE – NIL

High on a Northern Hill The Golgotha shuffle ended for some. Fire tried girls Fetched them in. I walked in. The Locomotion was playing. Everybody's doin' a brand new dance...

Seamus Scanlon

Seamus Scanlon is a writer from Galway and is an award winning librarian and Associate Professor at City College’s Centre for Worker Education. His prize...

On Wealth

In this article I recommend three books that approach wealth from different perspectives and have different goals but whose subtle message is the same:...

Liz Quirke – Mná na hÉireann, thirty years on

and what does it look like? Which names are remembered, what have we learned? Anne Lovett, Baby X, Miss C, fallen, scorned, lost and for what? To cover...

Reviews

Erri de Luca – Vinaigrette, rainbow

Like a seed Sometimes a life contains many other lives. In this novel, De Luca uses...
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Ray Bradbury – Long After Midnight

Ray Bradbury is a well-known sci-fi author, and sci-fi is not lacking in the twenty-two...

San Babila, 8pm: a useless crime

Carlo Lizzani (1922-2013) is a director whose political ideas have never been a secret and,...

Amy Winehouse – Back to Black

Listening to Back to black makes me enthusiastic. It is like an album by the...

Walter Tevis – Mockingbird

Poetic Dystopia The novel is set in a discouraging and profetic scenario - a run-down New...

Seamus Scanlon – The Long Wet Grass

The resonance of tires against the wet road is a mantra strong and steady. The...

Erri de Luca – The Sky in a Stall

Like a verdict «In his generation debacle there was a powerfuljustice hand, in the scourge there...

Fabri Fiacca and Denis Venturi – Stories of extraordinary laziness

Our costumary raving Fabri Fiacca and Denis Venturi create twelve novels halfway between genres and selecting...
William De Andrea

William De Andrea – Killed With a Passion

Matt Cobb has to deal with alleged corruption of  a network of people in the...

Franck Thilliez – The Black Forest

Novice writer David Miller is hired  by billionaire paraplegic Arthur Doffre to  write a novel...

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