By Micheál Ó Conghaile
This ingenious choice of brief tales brings the reader on a riotous trip right into a surreal international. It sweeps us alongside in a whirlwind via tales which are from time to time darkish, at different instances awash with color, and sometimes laced with a sardonic humour. From the disappointment of the abandoned teach station to the hysterical tale of the severed leg, when it comes to cannibalism, one-legged males, male prostitutes and genuine property brokers, this assortment will attract the senses, the center and the head!
Little via little in those tales Micheál Ó Conghaile destroys the boundary among the true and the surreal till they're indistinguishable. The fluidity of favor and the lyricism of those tales are testimony to the author’s mastery of his craft.
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