Sally Rooney’s novel is an utterly authentic tale of twenty-somethings struggling to negotiate the terms of their adulthood.
With the third of their Recovered Voices series, Tramp Press has brought us back a true literary treasure, writes Elske Rahill.
The latest issue of this Dublin literary journal is “an honest, raw and genuine exploration of act of writing”, says author Elske Rahill.
A feminist supporter of de Valera, a nationalist turned internationalist, many of Macardle’s beliefs seem to clash, which is what makes her work so rich.
Like someone scratching steadily at a dull, tarnished surface, Brennan reveals, without ceremony, bright glints of what lies beneath. Suddenly the reader is confronted with the terror of isolation that comes with being human.
Are these short stories, or 14 episodes culminating in one vertiginous mindscape? Author Elske Rahill reviews the latest collection from Joanna Walsh.
Chosen as this year’s One City, One Book selection for both Dublin and Belfast, this novel follows everywoman Katie and her everyman twin brother Liam through the Rising.
In this short-story collection, Carson uses fantasy as a tool for getting at those truths that facts are too blunt for.
Sullivan’s latest young-adult novel doesn’t just tread dark waters, it dives right in. A multilayered mindscape, it pulls the reader deep into the character’s world, writes reviewer Elske Rahill.
An unnerving page-turner about lost voices, there could be no more timely reissue of this fantastic novel, writes Elske Rahill.