INKROCI N.26 – OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2017

Stories

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...

Virginia Woolf – Blue & Green

GREEN The ported fingers of glass hang downwards. The light slides down the glass, and drops a pool of green. All day long the ten...

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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

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...

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...

Reviews

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...

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...

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