'Wow! This book kept me on the edge of my seat and every time I thought I knew what was going to happen there was another fabulous twist. I loved it.' Reader review 'Well! I HORSED through The Nurse, pure HORSED! Tense, pacey, unpudownable.' - MARIAN KEYES
This novel by Maylis Besserie, the first of her Irish trilogy, shows us Samuel Beckett at the end of his life in 1989, living in Le Tiers-Temps retirement home. It is as if Beckett has come to live in one of his own stage productions, peopled with strange, unhinged individuals, waiting for the end of days.
These stories are quirky and lovely, shining with moments of glad grace. There is nothing quite like them in contemporary Irish fiction. Anne Devlin has her own original, arresting way of looking at the world, and of writing. Funky, sparkling, wise and wonderful. This is a gem of a collection - Eilis Ni Dhuibhne
Tobias Pilferhoff looks, dresses, and acts the part of the quintessential writer. There is only one small problem; despite his posturing, he has by the age of thirty still not yet produced his awaited great novel.
The Kwaios Are Here A century has passed since the Cage event. The Shield around Earth is complete, and its architects are here. Guided by Naveen, one man is in the centre of a scheme that will shift the balance of power forever. But the great transport system called MEC is a lie, and the Kwaios have waited a hundred years.
Dublin artist / author. Frank only wanted three things this year- to perform stand-up comedy, go to therapy, and to keep his house plants alive. Then Giorgio got hit by a bus. As Frank moves in with Giorgio to help him recover, he begins to suspect that the perfect life Giorgio has been sharing online may be nothing more than a web of lies and scams.
This book offers accessible support and lively discussions of Joyce's novel to curious general readers as well as students. Its eighteen essays by leading Joyce scholars on the eighteen chapters of the book are also of interest to scholars.