The Missing Postman and Other Stories [NOOK Book]

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This is a book of short stories about life in modern Ireland. The title story, The Missing Postman, is the the longest, and tells about a robbery that goes wrong;where the two perpetrators, Zeb and Zoe, find themselve hiding out in the isolated cottage of a reclusive old bachelor, Martin Og. However, nothing is quite what it seems.
Brendan Behan's Women tells of Brendan's dilemna when he discovers that both his wife, Beatrice, and his mistress, Valerie, are pregnant at the same ...

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The Missing Postman and Other Stories

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Overview

This is a book of short stories about life in modern Ireland. The title story, The Missing Postman, is the the longest, and tells about a robbery that goes wrong;where the two perpetrators, Zeb and Zoe, find themselve hiding out in the isolated cottage of a reclusive old bachelor, Martin Og. However, nothing is quite what it seems.
Brendan Behan's Women tells of Brendan's dilemna when he discovers that both his wife, Beatrice, and his mistress, Valerie, are pregnant at the same time. Brendan is holed up in New York's Chelsea hotel and has to decide which of them he wants.
Johnjo's tale is the story of man on the run both in England and Ireland. Disillusioned and bitter at having been ground down by the harshness of his life, he plans a rebellious 'last hurrah'.
Most of the protagonists have left Ireland's shores, ex-pats who spend their lives to-ing and fro-ing between the islands of Ireland and England, not really sure any longer where home lies.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044968271
  • Publisher: Tom O'Brien
  • Publication date: 9/19/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 260 KB

Meet the Author

Tom O’Brien is a native of Co. Waterford, in Ireland. He resides in Hastings, East Sussex UKPublished books include:CHASING THE RAINBOW……..ISBN 0953187500CONFESSION OF AN ALTAR BOY….ISBN 1-59129-164-XCONFESSIONS OF A CORNER BOY….ISBN 1-4137-1179-0CASSIDY’S CROSS………….ISBN 09531875-1-9DOWN BOTTLE ALLEY……ISBN 978-1-906451-21-9Published ebooks (Kindle)CASSIDY’S CROSSCRICKLEWOOD COWBOYSLETTERS TO MOTHER AND OTHER DEAD RELATIVESON RAGLAN ROADI'LL TELL ME MATHE MISSING POSTMAN AND OTHER STORIESDOWN BOTTLE ALLEYCRICKLEWOOD COWBOYSPublished ebooks SmashwordsTHE SHINY RED HONDACRICKLEWOOD COWBOYSTHE MISSING POSTMAN AND OTHER STORIESplays include:MONEY FROM AMERICA - The Tabard, Pentameters, Old Red LionJOHNJO - Kings Head, The Old Red Lion, Buxton, Touring.CRICKLEWOOD COWBOYS - The Tabard.JACK DOYLE- GORGEOUS GAEL - Kings HeadBEHAN’S WOMEN – Canal Café Theatre, LondonON RAGLAN ROAD – Old Red Lion – New York – Irish Tour.QUEENIEPUT YOUR SWEET LIPS…THE MISSING POSTMANOF MICE AND MEN (adaption)FRIGHTENING THE CROWSDOWN BOTTLE ALLEY-White Rock, Hastings, Irish Centre, Camden (published by Circaidy Gregory Press 2010)KAVANAGH - Irish Tour, WinnipegI’LL TELL ME MA… Irish Club, LondonOLIVER CROMWELL’S TOUR OF IRELANDCourtyard, N1 LONDONFALLING FROM GRACE (a musical based on the life/times of Shane MacGowan of The Pogues)KATHY KIRBY – ICON (Etcetera Theatre, Camden 16-20th AUG 2012)LAST OF THE TRAVELLERS (A biog. of Pecker Dunne)MISS WHIPLASH REGRETSRACE RELATIONSCopies of plays can be emailed to interested parties.
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