A Life at the Bar


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and other stories

By Aubrey Malone

ISBN: 978-1-78382-278-2
Published: 2016
Pages: 304
Key Themes: Mental Health, Short Stories, Identity, Relationships, Alienation


A prisoner awaits execution. A group of people attend a party dressed as characters from Bob Dylan songs. A couple go back to the hotel where they honeymooned trying to recapture the magic thats gone from their lives…

Aubrey Malone completes his short story trilogy from Chipmunkapublishing which also comprises A Window to the World and I Was an Elvis Impersonator with this collection. It continues the themes of the other two books in the trilogy , the broken lives of characters seeking a tenuous dignity against the odds. From tragic , and humorous, stories set in and around his roots in Ballina, County Mayo and extending to his second home in Dublin as well as various sojourns in Europe and the U.S. he creates a range of
characters from adolescence to old age desperately searching for their identity in problematic relationships as they struggle against alienation and dysfunctionality.

About the Author

A Life At The Bar is Aubrey Malones fourth book to be published with Chipmunka, it follows The Foggy Ruins of Time, A Window To The World and I Was an Elvis Impersonator . He lives in Dublin.


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