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Nora is leaving her little village in Ireland to go to London, but no one knows why she is actually leaving and what horrors she will have to encounter before she comes back. A classic from the Irish language.
“Here is your legacy, James Joyce, John-Paul Finnegan roared over the waves, here is your legacy — two hundred chortling fucks eating sausages! You have really left your fucking mark, James Joyce. Oh yes you have! You are the KING OF MODERNISM! “
In this disturbing story of misplaced love, an artist takes a precocious young boy under his wing to teach him how to paint and sketch. But when the boy comes of age and is introduced to an older woman, the artist decides to take a fatal step to prevent their terrible union. An eerie tale that foreshadows Thomas Mann’s great Death in Venice.