Notes on the dangers of reading Orwell.

The danger of reading Orwell is that you think you have done enough. You know now that an information dictatorship is a real and present danger. And if you know, so does everyone else, right? The problem is covered, no need to worry. There is a world famous book that points out the insanity of… Continue reading Notes on the dangers of reading Orwell.

Notes on Reviews….

The odd thing about reviews is they're not reviews anymore. They tend to be banal descriptions of the story that begin with what happens at the beginning, give away all the plot points and then spell out the end. There is no opinions, no critical analysis, no understanding of where the title being reviewed fits… Continue reading Notes on Reviews….

Mick Donnellan’s Mokusatsu now available on Kindle…

Mick Donnellan's most recent novel    Mokusatsu   is now available to be read as a Kindle e-book.    You can do so here:  https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07TRT2SFY/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_lJ.pDbXBJ39J9 More details below.  About Mokusatsu is the long awaited sequel to Novelist Mick Donnellan's first book El Niño. Despite the Japanese name, Mokusatsu is set in Ireland - and a significant part of the story… Continue reading Mick Donnellan’s Mokusatsu now available on Kindle…

Mick Donnellan’s “Mokusatsu” Now available on Kindle.

Mick Donnellan's most recent novel     "Mokusatsu"     is now available to be read as a Kindle e-book.     You can do so here:     https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07TRT2SFY/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_lJ.pDbXBJ39J9 More details below.   About Mokusatsu is the long awaited sequel to Novelist Mick Donnellan's first book El Niño. Despite the Japanese name, Mokusatsu is… Continue reading Mick Donnellan’s “Mokusatsu” Now available on Kindle.

Notes on Confidence.

It's over. It's done. No more writing. Time to delete all the files, all the words, all the articles and the half finished novels and badly baked stories. Take down the blogs. Remove all the links and pictures. Burn all the reviews. Put the laptop in the microwave and swing the microwave to full power.… Continue reading Notes on Confidence.

Meeting the sniper.

The night came, over the hills; sun fell down, a ball of red fire, retreating, like a flame slowly. Humidity stayed. We got to Lawrence, Kansas. I stood outside and listened to Josh Ritter. The moon bright, still trees, people smoking cigarettes. Guy asks me for a light. Told him I had none. He got… Continue reading Meeting the sniper.

Mokusatsu now available Worldwide in Paperback.

Mokusatsu   A New Novel    by   Mick Donnellan   Now available in Paperback.    **Price €10**  (Includes Postage and Worldwide Delivery. )**         Read more on http://www.mickdonnellan.com    

Liz Parsons shares thoughts on Mokusatsu…

Hi Mick, I just wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed Mokusatsu. It's a really gripping read. Very dark, but also really funny! The Ballinrobe ATM raid had me in stitches! Your powers of description are amazing. In just a few words you give a full sense of what a place looks like, smells… Continue reading Liz Parsons shares thoughts on Mokusatsu…

Mayo County Library to Stock Mokusatsu at all venues.

  Mayo Country Library have requested an order of Mick Donnellan's third novel - "Mokusatsu" to be stocked at all libraries around the county. It will be widely available there in the coming weeks. Please ask your local librarian for an update if looking to borrow. Special thanks to Mary Farragher and all involved. You… Continue reading Mayo County Library to Stock Mokusatsu at all venues.