The Pleasant Light of Day

The Pleasant Light of Day


These new stories by the acclaimed author of Notes from a Turkish Whorehouse are at once visionary, hilarious and piercingly observant. Whether he is imagining a father and son walking the streets of Cairo or concocting a hilarious parody of a certain wildly popular inspirational author from Brazil, Philip Ó Ceallaigh is a writer who demands to be read.


  • An artist of extraordinary gifts ... already touched by greatness ... Of the dozen stories here, perhaps ten are so perfectly achieved and exhilaratingly confident that you feel Ó Ceallaigh is developing a form all his own
    Joseph O'Connor, Guardian

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Philip Ó Ceallaigh

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