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The Collected Stories

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The Collected Stories (Book - William Trevor)

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
William Trevor
genre:
Short Stories, Fiction

We gave it an A

The greatest bargain of the winter may be the complete stories of William Trevor. His range of subject matter in The Collected Stories is surpassed only by his exacting use of both the English language and the short story form. These stories deal intimately and specifically with both the Irish and the English: they are at home among the poor, the rich, the urban, the suburban,and the rural. Nor is Trevor limited to the present — one of the best stories,”The News From Ireland,” is set during the potato famine of 1846-8. A