Ireland

Ireland

by William Trevor
     
 

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William Trevor has long been hailed as one of the greatest living writers of short fiction. These nineteen stories—selected by Trevor himself from The Collected Stories and After Rain—capture the nuances of rural and middle-class life in the Ireland he knows so well. Here are its people, their lives driven by love, faith, and duty,

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Overview

William Trevor has long been hailed as one of the greatest living writers of short fiction. These nineteen stories—selected by Trevor himself from The Collected Stories and After Rain—capture the nuances of rural and middle-class life in the Ireland he knows so well. Here are its people, their lives driven by love, faith, and duty, surviving in a culture that blends tradition with transformation. In spare and eloquent prose Trevor's stories engage and provoke us as only the best fiction can.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140277593
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/15/1998
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.05(w) x 7.75(h) x 1.05(d)
Age Range:
6 Years

Meet the Author

William Trevor is the author of twenty-nine books, including Felicia’s Journey, which won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and was made into a motion picture. In 1996 he was the recipient of the Lannan Award for Fiction. In 2001, he won the Irish Times Literature Prize for fiction. Two of his books were chosen by The New York Times as best books of the year, and his short stories appear regularly in the New Yorker. In 1997, he was named Honorary Commander of the British Empire. He lives in Devon, England.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Devon, England
Date of Birth:
May 24, 1928
Place of Birth:
Mitchelstown, County Cork, Ireland
Education:
Trinity College, Dublin, 1950

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