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The Best New Irish Short Stories 2005 (Best New Irish Short Stories)

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Published by Carroll & Graf .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short Stories (Anthologies),
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literary Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Anthologies (multiple authors)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8141496M
    ISBN 100786716363
    ISBN 109780786716364
    OCLC/WorldCa61662444


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Some also put translations of more unusual words or phrases at the bottom of the page. –Annalisa Quinn (). 3. Last Stories by William Trevor. 16 Rave • 2 Positive • 1 Mixed “Fate dominates the marginalized characters—children, the elderly, single middle-aged men and women—who are struggling with what Trevor referred to in a Paris Review interview as life’s ‘meaninglessness.’ But his humanistic storytelling redeems each of these lives without judgment Author: Book Marks.

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