The Oxford Book of Irish Short Stories

Forty-five short stories that span the entire history of the Irish short story, feature works by such masters as James Joyce and Elizabeth Bowen, as well as new voices, including Bernard McLaverty and Desmond Hogan

Author: William Trevor

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: STANFORD:36105038540261

Category: Fiction

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Forty-five short stories that span the entire history of the Irish short story, feature works by such masters as James Joyce and Elizabeth Bowen, as well as new voices, including Bernard McLaverty and Desmond Hogan

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