INKROCI N.32 – JANUARY 2019

Stories

Antonia Buizza – Immortality

I met Maicol at primary school, but only three years ago I understood how worthy he was. He went within a split time from barely...

Antonia Buizza – Friends

“What time is it?” “A quarter to nine already”. “What shall we do? Shall we order?” “I would say yes. I think we have waited too long...

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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

Celeste Augé – How I Learnt to be Jewish

The thing is, the reality of being a teen activist is very different to how I pictured it when I was eleven. It mostly...

Celeste Augé – Things You Find Out

There are things you find out: not all homeless people sleep on the street. Some sleep in B&Bs, some in hostels, some in hotels....

Celeste Augé

Celeste Augé is the author of Skip Diving (Salmon Poetry, 2014), The Essential Guide to Flight (Salmon Poetry, 2009) and the collection of short...

Gabrielle Zevin – The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

Who's like to open a holy bookshop, like the one in The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry (originally published as The Collected Works of...

Elaine Cosgrove – Greening

I. Cold February, Galway Novena comes around again. Students burst home past the Cathedral’s line. The rain starts to come down hard and under white flap, a trailer...

Elaine Cosgrove – Inside the 24hr

First we all hear the shuffling noise. Look! a tourist outside Spar exclaims—her phone, a pitchfork claim, a scamall despair, our local newsprint’s state stories so close,...

Reviews

Massimo Carlotto – Nothing, nothing more in the world

Main character: a middle-aged mother. Secondary characters: her husband, her daughter. Location: a working-class...

Ennio Flaiano – A Time to Kill

The misadventures of an Italian settler Wandering in search of a doctor to nurse his toothache,...

Elisa Emiliani – Ash

During a hot wet summer in the North-East of Italy three inseparable friends live the...

Dan Simmons – The Terror

In 1845, the Erebus and the Terror, two English sailing ships, sail in search of...

Philip Roth – Portnoy’s Complaint

A nearly frantic irony The recent passing of Pulitzer Prize’s recipient Philip Roth, who is also...

Miriam Bonetti – Mukarib

My name is Mukarib, but everyone calls me Mucca. Not Muka, but Mucca, just as...

Robert Crais – Taken

With Taken I renewed the pleasure of reading a story by Elvis Cole and his...

The Earth seen from the Moon

The Earth seen from the Moon is a surreal tale which is embodied in the...

Luigi Meneghello – The Little Teachers

A Resistance that palpitates with humanity Luigi Meneghello tells his own experience during the first years...

The Abominable Dr. Phibes

The main character is Dr. Phibes, a car crash survivor whose wife tragically dies in...

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