INKROCI N.26 – OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2017

Stories

Fiorella Malchiodi – The Chest of Drawers

I look at the ancient chest of drawers and wonder if the latest events may be linked to the arrival of this object in...

Giorgia Boragini – The strange case of Elda Rodriguez

The day they would kill her, Elda Rodriguez woke up at 6 am, after a night of hazy dreams. An unresolved dream left a...

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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

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...

Post-vacation reading suggestions

After an energising summer break, usually students and workers return to work full of energy but at the same time a little bit lazy...

Road to Perdition

USA, 1930s. Michael O’Sullivan is a good family man and leads an apparently secluded and devoted life. While Michael goes to work, as every...

Reviews

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...
Joe R. Lansdale

Joe R. Lansdale – The Magic Wagon

 An odd saga Texas, 1909.   While the saga of the West  is quite over,  an eccentric...
Elizabeth Gaskell – North and South

Elizabeth Gaskell – North and South

Heart has its reasons A point of contact and a synthesis between opposites is not possible...
isaac-asimov

Isaac Asimov – The End of Eternity

A precious stone of shinig ethic In order to fully enjoy this precious literary gem, we...
Louise Erdrich – The Round House

Louise Erdrich – The Round House

A difficult coming-on-age Summer 1988.  A terrible crime rocks the already difficult lives of an Indian...

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