"Don't mind him, Kitty. He's mad. Have a sausage."
The novel is The Assassin, the author is Liam O'Flaherty, and the subject matter is a good deal grimmer than this whimsically out-of-context example would suggest. Click here to find out why Declan Burke calls The Assassin "arguably the bravest Irish novel ever written."
© Peter Rozovsky 2008