This is Mary Costello's first short story collection. She is originally from East Galway and lives in Dublin. Contents: The China factory -- You fill up my senses -- Things I see -- The patio man -- This falling sickness -- Sleeping with a stranger -- And who will pay Charon? -- The astral plane -- Little disturbances -- Room in her head -- Insomniac -- The sewing room. Costello's debut novel Academy Street was published in 2014.