This is more a portrait of a murder victim than a mystery in the conventional sense, which is likely to divide readers.
Author Archives: Jarlath Gregory
Jarlath Gregory is a writer from County Armagh, now living in Dublin. He's the author of Snapshots (Dublin, Sitric Books, 2001); G. A. A. Y: One Hundred Ways to Love a Beautiful Loser (Sitric Books, 2005); and The Organised Criminal (Liberties Press, 2015).
Dinosaurs on Other Planets by Danielle McLaughlin, Reviewed
Fractured family relationships form the heart of this debut collection, eleven short stories shot through with moments of sadness, longing, and resignation.
We Don’t Know What We’re Doing by Thomas Morris, Reviewed
The characters in Thomas Morris’s debut collection of short stories may not know what they’re doing, but luckily for us, their author does.
Freedom’s Child by Jax Miller, Reviewed
One weekend after author Jax Miller finished writing it, Harper Collins reportedly paid a six-figure sum for Freedom’s Child. Did the publisher get its money’s worth?
The Treatment, Reviewed
Oh no! What if PAEDOPHILES invaded your STARTER HOME to VIOLATE YOUR CHILDREN’S INNOCENCE and PEE ON YOUR BRAND NEW CARPETS?
The Mark and the Void by Paul Murray, Reviewed
I sat down to read The Mark and the Void with evil glee, twirling my writerly moustache with one hand and my blue pencil with the other. I had the first paragraph worked out before I’d even read the book.
Here’s Me Here by Glenn Patterson, Reviewed
With so much history happening around him, Patterson will never be stuck for words, and that benefits all of us.
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot by David Shafer, Reviewed
The concept is good. Three apparent strangers are linked by their unbeknownst proximity to a shadowy internet systems firm who have a mysterious base on the border of Burma and China.