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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EDITORIAL

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

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...

Liz Quirke – Counterfeit

Easy as talk at a child's party, I cluster as one of their number. When the men fade, attention turns from woman to woman, lap...

Liz Quirke – Waiting Room

There is a room wide as a football pitch and narrow as a cupboard. Off to one side, a low table bears lever arch folders a person...

Liz Quirke

Liz Quirke lives in Spiddal, Co Galway with her wife and daughters and is a PhD candidate at NUI Galway. Her debut poetry collection...

Reviews

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...
breece dj pancake

Breece D’J Pancake – Trilobites and Other Stories

Names among the likes of Hemingway and Faulkner are mentioned in reference to this book,...
Oskar Panizza

Oskar Panizza – The Factory of Men and Other Stories

What are mentally disordered people, really? Why do human societies choose to get rid of...

Eric Ambler – The Mask of Dimitrios

In the 1930s, the British crime writer Charles Latimer attends a party in Istanbul, where...
Robert Graves - I, Claudius

Robert Graves – I, Claudius

The book, a fake autobiography, tells the story of Claudius' life from his childhood until...

Paul Simpson – A Brief History of the Spy

Both the world and the art of espionage have changed profoundly since the end of...
Liz Moore - Heft

Liz Moore – Heft

An intense perception of the world  Arthur is a lonely man, who is at the mercy...
George Martin – Fevre Dream

George R. R. Martin – Fevre Dream

Louisiana, 1857. Abner Marsh, a renowned steamboat captain educated on the Mississippi river, founds himself...

Murder charge for a student (1972) by Mauro Bolognini

To my son Daniele who  is becoming a man Mauro Bolognini (1922-2001) is an amazing and...

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