What If? A Chronicle of What Might Have Been
What is it?
What if Joyce had never met Nora?
What if Roy Keane had gone back to Saipan?
What If? draws both a moustache and a monobrow onto some of the biggest focal points in history, and challenges the reader to look the other way. These alternative endings bring to life an imaginary world turned upside down by Einstein remaining a violinist, St Bridget inventing the orthodontic retainer, Lincoln losing his theatre tickets, and a living, breathing, eighty-one-year-old Elvis releasing an album with Adele.
These essays are written by charming, gifted authors from Dublin to San Francisco, and coupled with lavishly produced hand-drawn illustrations by Annie West. What If? is a good-natured gallivant through some eccentric alternative endings.
Who wrote it?
Edited and illustrated by Annie West. Contributors: Liz Buckley, Turtle Bunbury, Dr Dean Burnett, Charlie Connelly, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Robert Cullen, Barry Devlin, Myles Dungan, Tara Flynn, Tom Foley, Elgy Gillespie, Dr David Robert Grimes, Mary Kenny, Jim Lockhart, Declan Lynch, Cathal MacCoille, David McCullagh, Dearbhail McDonald, Frank McNally, John Moynes, Feargal Murphy, Sheila O’Malley, Lorna Siggins, Colm Tobin
What size is it?
23 X 23 x 2 cm approx. Hardback
How can I get it?
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