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Disappearing Act: A Host Of Other Characters In 16 Short Stories

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ISBN: 9780717189700
AuthorSheehan, Robert
Pub Date22/10/2021
BindingHardback
Pages272
CountryIRL
Dewey823.92
Publisher: Gill
Quick overview Robert Sheehan is one of Ireland's brightest stars, both at home and abroad. Best known for his roles in Love/Hate and The Umbrella Academy, in his debut collection of short stories, Sheehan disappears into characters and experiences the challenges and the complacencies of everyday experience, often from entirely unexpected angles.
€19.99

Robert Sheehan is one of Ireland's brightest stars of the screen, both at home and abroad. Best known for his roles in Love/Hate and The Umbrella Academy, Sheehan has received widespread critical acclaim for his acting talent.







In his debut collection of short stories, he disappears into characters, challenging the complacencies of everyday experience, often from entirely unexpected angles.







Surreal, intelligent, dark and provocative, the collection presents a multitude of observations that will stay with the reader long after the book is finished.







Informed by the author's peripatetic life, Disappearing Act reflects on the absurdity of human behaviour. Sheehan delves deep into his characters' streams of self-talk and self-imposed delusions, and explores the dark impulses that lurk below the shiny surfaces of many outwardly normal lives.







'A whacked-out, kaleidoscopic miasma of delightful abandon and fun' Patrick McCabe







Warning: Contains Adult Content

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Robert Sheehan is one of Ireland's brightest stars of the screen, both at home and abroad. Best known for his roles in Love/Hate and The Umbrella Academy, Sheehan has received widespread critical acclaim for his acting talent.







In his debut collection of short stories, he disappears into characters, challenging the complacencies of everyday experience, often from entirely unexpected angles.







Surreal, intelligent, dark and provocative, the collection presents a multitude of observations that will stay with the reader long after the book is finished.







Informed by the author's peripatetic life, Disappearing Act reflects on the absurdity of human behaviour. Sheehan delves deep into his characters' streams of self-talk and self-imposed delusions, and explores the dark impulses that lurk below the shiny surfaces of many outwardly normal lives.







'A whacked-out, kaleidoscopic miasma of delightful abandon and fun' Patrick McCabe







Warning: Contains Adult Content

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