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Irish Sporting Short Stories
     

Irish Sporting Short Stories

by David Marcus (Editor)
 

The Irish are a great sporting nation as well as a great literary one. Both aspects of Irish life are combined in this collection of sporting short stories from the great names of Irish writing, from Sean O'Faolain, Liam O'Flaherty, and Somerville and Ross to Mary Morrissy, Bryan MacMahon, and John B. Keane. Sixteen sports are represented, including horse racing,

Overview


The Irish are a great sporting nation as well as a great literary one. Both aspects of Irish life are combined in this collection of sporting short stories from the great names of Irish writing, from Sean O'Faolain, Liam O'Flaherty, and Somerville and Ross to Mary Morrissy, Bryan MacMahon, and John B. Keane. Sixteen sports are represented, including horse racing, rugby, fishing, greyhound racing, Gaelic football, rowing, boxing, croquet, mountain climbing, and hurling.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780862815356
Publisher:
Appletree Press, Limited
Publication date:
10/01/2001
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author


David Marcus is the author of Irish Ghost StoriesMothers and Daughters, and To Next Year in Jerusalem.

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