Gaeglers: Macken’s Sharpest Ironies

Walter Macken was the author of dozens of short stories set in Ireland. I was reading his collection The Coll Doll and other stories (out of print, sadly) when I found one rich in ironic subtext. It concerns a man by the name of Gaeglers who one evening goes carousing along the promenade, getting into … Continue reading Gaeglers: Macken’s Sharpest Ironies