INKROCI N.26 – OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2017

Stories

F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Baby Party

When John Andros felt old he found solace in the thought of life continuing through his child. The dark trumpets of oblivion were less...

Herman Melville – The ‘Gees

In relating to my friends various passages of my sea-goings I have at times had occasion to allude to that singular people the 'Gees,...

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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

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...

Karen Blixen (as Isak Dinesen) – Winter’s Tales

Winter’s Tales is a collection of eleven short stories, wrote in the ‘30ies and published in 1942. The pieces contain several recurring themes that go...

Aoibheann McCann – Sanctuary

Limbo You will not tell me how you got here. You cannot tell me how you got here, but I do not even ask. Why...

Aoibheann McCann – One of those women

I brought on the bleeding seven times over the years before it stopped altogether. Miriam down the road, then her daughter, would peer out...

Wallace D. Wattles – A new Christ

This times I’ve decided to talk about a great book, yet still widely unknown: A New Christ. To those readers who may discard the book...

Aoibheann McCann – Johnny Claire

We crowded around the screen and watched him putting ‘J.C.’ into the Hall of Fame. He had got the top score in Street Fighter...

Reviews

Caroline Smith – The Immigration Handbook

Caroline Smith (Orbis 176) is delving here beneath the morass of statistics and forms to...
Four times that night (1968)

Four times that night (1968)

This is an unusual Mario Bava’s movie (Sanremo, 1914- Rome, 1980) , one of our...

Joan Barfoot – Duet for three

Aggie, June and Francis are respectively grandmother, mother and grand-daughter: three women who are deeply...
I am mine

I am mine [Io sono mia]

Sofia Scandurra (Rome, 1937-2014) is a writer, screenwriter and documentary maker. This is her only...
Michael Winterbottom

In This World

Some Afghan kids are playing in the muddy refugee camp in Shamshatoo near Peshawar looking...
Conor O'Callaghan

Conor O’Callaghan – Nothing on Earth

Shards A distraught young girl appears on the doorstep of a man living alone, and tells...

Will Eisner – Last Day in Vietnam

War as an experience Eisner, through the collection “War stories”, brings the reader to Vietnam and...
Theodore Sturgeon

Theodore Sturgeon – The Dreaming Jewels

Hope is a dream within reach After having suffered the umpteenth injustice, Horty, a weird adoptive...
Barbara Garlaschelli

Barbara Garlaschelli – Mermaid

Suffering without rhetoric One day in the month of August 1981, Barbara Garlaschelli, who is both...
Lucille Fletcher

Lucille Fletcher – The Girl In Cabin B54

High Anxiety Mysteries A ship's doctor thinks he has permanently buried his past but a creepy...

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