Book Review: Brevity is the soul of grit in darkly wrought short story collection from Tinker, Tailor screenwriter

Unforgettable assortment of stories from acclaimed writer Bridget O'Connor, who died in 2010, is not afraid to go to dark places

Bridget O’Connor: her characters are made up of society’s weird and wacky outliers, most of whom are ignoble, unkind, selfish, materialistic and shallow