INKROCI N.33 - APRIL 2019

Stories

Gertrude Stein – Johnny Grey

What did he say. I was disagreeing with him. He said he didn't have it by his side. He said. Hurry. Eat it. I am not going to talk...

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...

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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

Órla Foyle – Dorothea in the Land of Black and White...

The white girl looks over at our table. She is waiting for chowder soup while her mother waits for fish and chips....

Órla Foyle – Italian Nuns

In Kenya, we knew Italian nunswho snapped chicken necksand swung pig sausage from thekitchen rafters.They smelled of soup and incenseand dug their...

Órla Foyle – I Saw Beckett The Other Day

I saw Beckett the other dayin the doorway of that caféwhere you took his photograph. You know the onewhen he looked up at...

Órla Foyle

Órla Foyle was born to Irish parents in Nigeria, Africa and has also lived in Kenya, Malawi and Australia. She now lives...

Samantha Ellis – Take Courage: Anne Brontë and the Art of...

“Shock bibliotherapy” suggestions… every book, both fiction and non-fiction, can inspire, help, and guide us in every walk of life, as long as we...

Angels in America

Angels in America is the TV adaptation of Tony Kushner’s play Angels in America – A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, whose division in two...

Reviews

Heiko H. Caimi – The Predestined Ones

Against the backdrop of a labour strike, there are twelve interwoven destinies; twelve...

Maurice Walsh – A Quiet Man

During the Irish War of Independence, which ended with the 1921 ceasefire and...

Agota Kristof – Yesterday

All Agota Kristof’s motifs Even with a very thin plot, Agota Kristof manages to...

Minal Hajratwala – Bountiful Instructions for Enlightenment

Bountiful Instructions for Enlightenment is published by The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective, one of whose patrons...

Davide Verazzani – The last Beatle. Neil Aspinall, behind the scenes of the myth

We were born not only for ourselves, but for the rest of the world

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...

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