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October 2017 ISSUE

The Last Boat-Builder in Ballyvoloon

This episode features “The Last Boat-Builder in Ballyvoloon” written by Finbarr O’Reilly. Published in the October 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/oreilly_10_17

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October 2017 ISSUE

The Last Boat-Builder in Ballyvoloon

“There are of a certainty mightier creatures, and
the lake hides what neither net nor fine can take.”
—William Butler Yeats, The Celtic Twilight

The first time I met Más, he was sitting on the quayside in Ballyvoloon, carving a nightmare from a piece of linden. Next to him on the granite blocks that capped [...]