The Blocks is a story of a visionary artist growing up in the inner city tower blocks of Dublin in the 80s, 90s & early 2000s. A story about the redemptive power of art, love, & the quest to break free from spiritual suffering.

the blocks

Karl Parkinson is a writer from inner-city Dublin. He is one of Ireland’s most acclaimed live literature performers and has read by invitation at festivals and events in Ireland, the UK, the US and Canada. In 2013 Wurmpress published Karl’s debut poetry collection, Litany of the City and Other Poems, and his second poetry collection, Butterflies of a Bad Summer, was published by Salmon in 2016. The Blocks is his debut novel.

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