Some books can't be easily pigeonholed, defy neat descriptions - that's Malarky. I could tell you what it's about, but that's not the point of it really. The point is just to get to know the people, the characters and perhaps recognise them, or even just notice them, and their experiences.
If you know Ireland, you'll know Malarky. But equally, if you know aging, pain, loss, unattractiveness, friendship, motherhood, madness and general hilarity, then fear not - it's for you too!! And as a bonus, it will transform your view of the Emerald Isle!
You'd need a hard heart not to feel Malarky and if it doesn't make you laugh I'm afraid you're a lost soul. Malarky is for that bit of… Read more