Topographia Hibernica by Blindboy Boatclub

Topographia Hibernica by Blindboy Boatclub

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You don’t fully appreciate how large a donkey’s head is until it’s beside you in a Fiat
Punto. The view in my mirror was furry and violent. I was driving blind.

Driving with a donkey stuffed in the back seat; jackdaws pecking brains out through the
roof of a confessional box; cat piss and astronauts. This is the world not as you see it, but
as it is, twisted from the maverick mind of Blindboy Boatclub.

These are stories of the strange unsettlings in the souls of men caught in between the
past and the possible; stories of heart-blinding rage and disquieting compassion.
Taking its title from a twelfth-century English manuscript of the same name, which
dehumanised the people and culture of Ireland to facilitate domination, Topographia
Hibernica is a collection that unravels the knotted threads of humanity, nature and
colonisation from a contemporary Irish perspective.

Called ‘one of the most gifted writers of his generation’ by the Irish Times, Blindboy
Boatclub is the essential voice for the Irish condition in the twenty-first century.
Topographia Hibernica is his unmissable new short-story collection.

Additional Information

ISBN9781529371628
Weight420 g
Dimensions23 × 14 × 3 cm