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The Lonely Voice: A Study of the Short Story

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Paperback, 220 pages
Published 1963 by The World Publishing Company
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Michael Clement
Apr 17, 2014 Michael Clement rated it it was amazing
This is a collection of very fine short stories with an introduction by Frank O'Connor. In this he offers his insight into the nature of the short story and he absolutely nails it. His story "Guests of the Nation" is included and is a masterpiece.
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Frank O’Connor (born Michael Francis O'Connor O'Donovan) was an Irish author of over 150 works, who was best known for his short stories and memoirs. Raised an only child in Cork, Ireland, to Minnie O'Connor and Michael O'Donovan, his early life was marked by his father's alcoholism, indebtness and ill-treatment of his mother.

He was perhaps Ireland's most complete man of letters, best known for hi
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