Did you see the Perseids tonight? Every one a wish, leaving a line of light behind it on the retina, and then a line of darkness…
Amazon reviews: 5.0 out of 5 stars Its fun to flirt This review is from: Flirting at the Funeral (Cillian Press, 2012) I read the second of Chris Keil’s books, Liminal and found the story much more engrossing when the action switched from Wales to Greece. It is the same with his third book, Flirting at the Funeral, where the story picks …
In the morning there were sky-larks flying high and out of sight, releasing trills and spirals of silver notes into the blue air. Jack left early; from the back bedroom window I watched the Mercedes as he eased it up the lane between parked cars and wheely-bins, exhausts bubbling. At the junction with the main road he paused, an …
This gizmo is set – immovably – into the ground on an Oxfordshire hillside, a few metres from the White Horse at Uffington. I have found the Reset Button! Restore Factory Settings! I pressed it but nothing, so far, appears to have changed. Or has a transformation taken place so profound as to be beyond our capacity to apprehend it?
“The heart is joyful, and the limbs are swift and clinging; every bud of every bush is bursting into song: sweet pea, wet petal, salt and honey on the tongue.” Flirting at the Funeral, p.111
Paris, in early summer. Where else could you want to be?
Fabulous day at Hay Festival yesterday. The sun shone down like honey; the event-organisers were friendly and welcoming, and I had a lovely, attentive audience for my hilarious encounter with the Herr Professor!
Four days away from my gig at Hay with Flirting at the Funeral! Your invitation is on the plate!
Flirting at the Funeral
‘God Ted – I’ve just read Flirting at the Funeral, and it’s brilliant. It has words and everything!’
The New Welsh Review is appearing at Hay this year, as is Flirting at the Funeral! http://www.newwelshreview.com/news.php?id=20
And the word from the Underground…
The mighty Mark Brady of Cillian Press at LBF 2013
Cillian Press are off to the London Book Fair at Earls Court. See you there!