Boulevard Wren and other Stories

Boulevard Wren and other Stories

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Boulevard Wren and Other Stories is the stunning follow-up to the bestselling Gospel According to Blindboy, and a warped mirror held up to the Irish psyche.

Provocative and unsettling, the stories rove through the centuries, from the barren fields of Famine-struck Meath to the chaotic landscape of the near future, where social media has colonised the deepest recesses of the human subconscious. This is a world populated by characters lost and at odds with the demands of contemporary life, for whom the line separating redemption and madness has grown impossibly fine.

Razor-sharp social satire, it is an era-defining work from one of Ireland's most anarchic satirists and a quietly devastating portrait of a society in disarray.

'Mad, wild, hysterical.' Kevin Barry, author of Night Boat to Tangier
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Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 500g
  • Gill Books
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • 0717183343
  • 9780717183340
  • 637

About Blindboy Boatclub

Blindboy Boatclub is Ireland's foremost satirist and an original comic voice. He presents one of Ireland's most popular podcasts. His first collection of short stories, The Gospel According to Blindboy, was a bestseller. He was recently shortlisted for a BAFTA for his BBC Three series, Blindboy Undestroys the World, which investigated broken housing systems.
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