The Big White Coffin

From the collection Dreamin’ Dreams; A humourous short story in 2,400 words.
For years we blamed Pat Hurley - he was the one who told us about the cannibals.
I was seven, going on eight and Pat was already eight, so he was the oldest and we believed him.
The next day two men came to our house and the tall one bent down and gave a grin that showed a mouthful of enormous teeth ...
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Words: 2,400
Language: English
ISBN: 9781476272962
About Brendan Gerad O'Brien

Brendan Gerad O’Brien was born in Tralee, on the west coast of Ireland and now lives in Newport, South Wales with his wife Jennifer and daughters Shelly and Sarah.

As a child he spent his summer holidays in Listowel, Co Kerry, where his uncle Moss Scanlon had a Harness Maker’s shop, now long gone.

The shop was a magnet for all sorts of colourful characters. It was there that his love of words was kindled by the stories of John B. Keane and Bryan MacMahon, who often wandered into the shop for a chat and bit of jovial banter.

After serving nine years in the Royal Navy, Brendan progressed to retail management, working as a Department manager with the UK’s second largest Supermarket.

Now retired, his hobby is writing short stories, twenty of which have already been published individually over the years, and also as a collection called Dreamin Dreams

Dark September is his first full novel

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