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Beginning with an exquisite love story - an ancient saga retold by Lady Gregory - and continuing with George Moore and the birth of the modern short story at the turn of the century, this highly representative collection includes both classic writers and contemporaries. It features the work of such preeminent literary figures as James Joyce, Sean O'Faolain, Mary Lavin, Fra ...more
Paperback, 544 pages
Published February 1st 1999 by Penguin Group (first published 1981)
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As with any such collection, the quality of the selections varies, but a very thorough and well-selected overview from the pre-1981 Irish short story world.
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I can appreciate the culturual value, but this didn't strike a chord with me.
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