Birds with Horse Hearts – Eleanor Walsh
(Ad Hoc Fiction www.AdHocFiction.com
ISBN paperback 978-1-912095-74-2, 50pp, £7.49)
Through a series of flash fictions, we capture rural Nepal through the eyes of Avery, a young widow from Iowa, who travels to Nepal to connect with her late husband’s roots. She knows very little of his village Baghmara but to connect with her lost love she will go there no matter what. In ‘Kumari’s Cage’, the parakeet has been left out in the monsoon, ‘...