Book review: Nobber

Surreal, plague-ridden tale is set to become an Irish cult classic

11th August, 2019

FICTION: Nobber, By Oisín Fagan, JM Originals, €16.45

Oisín Fagan, an Irish writer not yet out of his twenties, has a formidable command as a storyteller. Not that he’s taking himself too seriously: his debut novel, after all, bears the mirth-inducing title Nobber (a real town in Meath, for those of you not living there). It’s an apposite moniker: its absurdity serves as a good indicator as to whether or not...

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