The Undertaker’s Daughter

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The Last Four Days of Paddy Buckley: A nice slice of Irish black comedy

This one’s a little outside my usual literary purview. It’s a smart little black comedy all wrapped up in a thriller with a bit of a love story thrown in. The title puts you in the picture: Paddy Buckley is an undertaker who has landed himself in deep trouble with Dublin’s chief gangster and is …

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The Undertaker’s Daughter by Kate Mayfield: Six Feet Under in the American South

Six Feet Under sits alongside The Wire, The West Wing and The Killing as one of the best television series in recent times in my book. In case you haven’t seen it – and if that’s the case I’d advise you to beg borrow or steal at least the first series – it’s set in …

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