The Irish Times reviews “The Key / An Eochair” by Máirtín Ó Cadhain

The newspaper says, this “Sixty-year-old absurdist comedy in the Civil Service remains as fresh as ever.”

The Key possesses all the subversive linguistic energy of the finest absurdist comedy, and, true to that tradition, it is also very serious. It could be a political polemic. Instead it ridicules the petty mindlessness of bureaucracy and office politics everywhere. It has a specific target: the Civil Service, that bastion of illogical logic.” Read more

Forthcoming in May 2015, The Key / An Eochair:


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