Winter 2003-4

Fergus Allen  German lessons

Young ‘displaced persons’ in a Waterford school [memoir]

Philip Davison  Some lizards

A dead cat, a dented car, a broken heart [fiction]

Brian Dillon  The invisible man

The elusive genius of Chris Marker’s films [review-essay]

Tom Dunne  ‘You’ll rot in hell’

When unsparing literature becomes feel-good cinema [review-essay]

Elaine Garvey  Hammer on

A lodger hears a disturbing sound from upstairs. [fiction]

Tim Robinson  Scailp

A poor nesting place, high in Connemara [essay]

Hansjörg Schertenleib  A boat trip

A tourist and a teenage boy run out of petrol [fiction]

Maurice Walsh  A smell of oil

Petro-politics in the Caucasus [report]

Elizabeth Wassell  Claire by night

New York, nighttime, and the human heart [fiction]

Steve Yarbrough  A Krakow journal

An American novelist spends a summer in Poland [diary]