Friday November 22, 2019

A knowing meditation on creativity and its potential to destroy

William Wall's fifth novel Grace’s Day serves, ultimately, as a strong and knowing meditation on the tyranny of writers

23rd September, 2018

Fiction: Grace’s Day, By William Wall, Head of Zeus, €16.45

The fifth novel from author and poet William Wall, who has more recently published short stories and books of poetry rather than novels, Grace’s Day opens on a scene of isolation. The Newman family live on an island off the south-west coast of Ireland, growing and catching their own food, fishing in small boats, and managing without reliable electricity or easy...

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