The Irish are renowned for their ability to tell a good story, and if there's one thing better than a well-told tale, it's a baker's dozen of them.This marvelous anthology edited by Malachy McCourt collects fiction, poetry, and essays by a variety of esteemed Irish writers over three centuries. From Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal" to Oscar Wilde's The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems to James Joyce's Dubliners these literary masterpieces form a collective record of the modern Irish experience. Also includes informative biographies that help bring the passion and spirit of each writer into focus.
|Publisher:||Running Press Book Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||5.02(w) x 8.76(h) x 1.99(d)|
About the Author
County Limerick native Malachy McCourt is the authority to tell the history of Ireland. He has written several books, including the best-selling A Monk Swimming, Singing My Him Song, Danny Boy, Voices of Ireland, and The Claddagh Ring. Complementing his literary work, McCourt is also a skilled actor. He appeared in the television series Oz and in feature films such as The Bonfire of the Vanities. He lives in New York City.