A cast of rampant miscreants, brilliantly witty dialogue, and dark imaginings make for compulsive comic reading in "Kilbrack," written more than a decade before "At Swim, Two Boys" established O'Neill as "one of the most powerful voices in contemporary Irish fiction" ("The Observer").
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KILBRACKUser Review - Kirkus
The pastoral image of rural Ireland is roasted over a slow fire in this inventive black comedy, a 1990 novel by the Irish author of the 2002 critical success At Swim, Two Boys.Protagonist O'Leary ... Read full review
Kilbrack, or, Who is Nancy Valentine?User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In this grand, outrageous, and heartwarming work, Irish novelist O'Neill forcefully blends farce and slapstick with existential and absurdist drama, exploring the tortured complexities of family ... Read full review