Heartbroken after a long, painful love affair, a man takes a job driving a haulage lorry through France. As the pair journey down the motorways and through the service stations of France, a devastating picture reveals itself: a story of grief, of shame, and of love in all its complex, dark and glorious manifestations.
Michael Collins' development of a formidable intelligence network transformed the military fortunes of the Irish against the British. The Dublin Brigade of the IRA was pivotal to this defining strategy. This is the stirring and poignant story of the human endeavour and suffering at the core of the Dublin Brigade's fight for Irish freedom.
Ranging from urgently contemporary London and Dublin to New York's Lower East Side in the nineteenth century, from dark comedy to poignancy, from the wryly provocative to the quietly beautiful, this title includes stories that offer a gathering of dreamers and lost souls who contend with the confusions of living.