By Claire Keegan
From the hole tale a few married lady who takes a visit to the town with a unmarried function in brain - to sleep with one other guy - Antarctica attracts you right into a international of obsession, betrayal and fragile relationships. In 'House Calls', Cordelia wakes at the final day ofthe 20th century and units off alongside the coast highway to maintain a date along with her lover that has been 9 years within the ready. In 'The making a song Cashier', an area postman visits sisters bearingfishy presents within the wish that his favour could be again in style. essentially the most relocating and demanding tales within the assortment, 'Passport Soup', positive aspects Frank Corso, who sits on my own consuming eco-friendly tomatoes and bacon, mourning the disappearance of his nine-year-old daughter: 'At one element in that overdue night, she used to be there, after which she wasn't.' Keegan's characters inhabit an international the place desires, reminiscence and likelihood may have crippling results for these concerned. Compassionate, witty and unsettling, Antarctica is a suite to be savoured.
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