Listen back: ‘Greim na vaimpíre’ reviewed on Raidió na Life 22 March 2017 – Posted in: Léirmheas leabhar, News

This past Monday, Orna Ní Choileáin’s new book was discussed on Raidió na Life’s programme, Aon Scéal? The book, Greim na vaimpíre, was reviewed by Niamh Ní Chadhla, who spoke to the show’s presenter Róisín Adams.

Niamh had not read any of the other three books in the series before jumping into the latest and final instalment. This did not stop her from enjoying the story, though:

“Bhí a fhios agam go raibh na carachtair sna scéalta agus sna leabhair eile agus b’fhéidir nach raibh aithne ró-mhaith agam orthu […] ach bhain mé taitneamh as an scéal agus bhraith mé gur thuig mé é – níor chuir sé isteach air sin […[ níor chuir rud ar bith mearbhall orm.”

“Rud eile a thaitin liom agus nach bhfuil tugtha faoi deara agam i leabhair eile Ghaeilge ná an teanga nua-aimseartha agus comhaimseartha a bhí in úsáid ag an údar […] focail a bheadh in úsáid go forleathan ag lucht an aos óg faoi láthair.”

Listen back to the whole programme here below; the review begins at 21.10:

Greim na vaimpíre

Marius, the vampire, is happy to stay under the radar as long as he has his fill of fig rolls. Despite Ailfí’s efforts, Marius doesn’t take much notice of what’s going on around him, until he notices a girl a little bit like himself.

The vampire becomes daring in his attempts to show her his superior vampiric traits. Marius’ antics cause long-suffering Ailfí a lot of stress. And he’s right to be concerned! Not everyone wants vampires around, even the vegetarian kind…

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