INKROCI N.29 – JUNE 2018

Stories

Flora Pezzotti – A Meeting (dialogue)

“Excuse me, madam, may I sit here?” “Please sit down.” “Do you love this opera too?” “I love in particular all operas.” “I've never seen you here.” “I only...

H.G. Wells – The Flowering of the Strange Orchid

The buying of orchids always has in it a certain speculative flavour. You have before you the brown shrivelled lump of tissue, and for...

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EDITORIAL

Afric McGlinchey – ‘Literary Jury Duty’: Why Reviewing Matters.

I’m guessing that most reviewers are themselves poets. Many of us know that heart-in-mouth feeling of waiting for the critic’s verdict, the one that...

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COMICS

Literatures

Stephen Byrne – Because You’re A Girl

you will bring life into this world, only to lose yours. Because you’re a girl you will suffer mutilation to bleed & scream for a month. Because you’re a girl you...

Stephen Byrne – A Father Calls to his Child on Liveleak

                                    In memoriam 513 Children Gaza 2014 Wake up child wake up cries the father to his child beneath the torn & tattered building within the dust &...

Stephen Byrne – Raise Your Heads

stop looking at the ground stop glaring at your phones stop hiding under rocks stop drowning beneath the sea stop avoiding the eyes of someone in need stop social media...

Mary Stewart – The Merlin trilogy

“My Lord, when you look for what I am looking for, you have to look in strange places. Men can never look at...

Stephen Byrne

Stephen Byrne is a chef and writer originally from Dublin and now lives in Chicago. His debut book Somewhere but not Here was selected...

Bobbie Sparrow – Beat the same drum

It’s not enough to suckle and rear two sons who have never been here before    nor will ever be seen again it’s not enough to hold a...

Reviews

Augusto De Angelis - The Murdered Banker - Six Women and a Book

Augusto De Angelis – The Murdered Banker – Six Women and a Book

In The murdered banker, commissioner Carlo De Vincenzi, a careful investigator of human nature, must...

A Dangerous Toy

A Dangerous Toy is a film that suffers from the climate of insecurity typical of...
The Walled Garden

Catherine Dunne – The Walled Garden

Beth, who has left Ireland and her family to find her own independence in London,...
Morrissey

Morrissey – Low in High School

Names such as the Smiths and Morrissey, may say little or nothing to today's listeners,...
William Dalrymple - Return of a King

William Dalrymple – Return of a King

William Dalrymple, an expert on the Indian sub-continent (In India and Delhi are two great...

Erri De Luca – The Opposite of One

"The opposite of one" is a collection of autobiographical stories that opens with a small...

Aoibheann McCann – Marina

Marina enters the world experiencing a trauma: the trauma of separation from a submarine world,...
Leonardo Sciascia

Leonardo Sciascia – Black on Black

“The emperor is naked”, the intellectual said Black on Black was published in 1979, when...
mauro-covacich

Mauro Covacich – The Bride

Seventeen stories of admirable normality This collection of seventeen stories features, among them, attacks perpetrated...
Charles Dickens - Great Expectations

Charles Dickens – Great Expectations

If Charles Dickens were a season, he would be autumn, and if he were a...

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