Flirting at the Funeral

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“Flirting at the Funeral is a philosophical novel in the best sense, beautifully written, as if G.M. Hopkins had turned to prose and lived to see the modern age… a very good novel – the product of a formidable and original mind.”     Ben Shephard, author of: A War of Nerves; After Daybreak; The Long Road Home

FLIRTING AT THE FUNERAL

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Flirting at the Funeral will be published by Cillian Press in September 2012.  “I really like the group of characters, and the control of all the different strands is really strong. Some lovely images too – the dead twin village; the fire of paperbacks; the matchstick cathedral; the old lady pumping her own heart. I love the mix of settings, …

Flirting at the…

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Flirting at the Funeral Below them, a power-boat backed slowly out of its berth in the marina, twin outboards bubbling and grumbling at its stern. Matty settled the bottle in the ice-bucket, watching the boat as it swung through a half-turn in the crowded dock and gathered way, heading for the harbour-mouth and open water. A young man in a …