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by Eddie Stack (Goodreads Author)
In The West, Eddie Stack evokes life in a series of cinematic prose portraits of people, places and situations. Several stories from this collection have been republished in newspapers, magazines and anthologies in the United States and Europe. "Rooted in the soil and soul of the west of Ireland, Eddie Stack's first collection of stories reflects the rough beauty of his ...more
Paperback, 132 pages
Published May 5th 2010 by Tintaun
(first published June 25th 1990)
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Oct 13, 2015 Norah rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Yvonne
Recommended to Norah by: no-one
Bought this book second hand at the church bookstall of Holywood Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church, where there are secondhand books for sale 3 for £1 on Saturday mornings in the 'Old Schoolroom' and coffee is sold from 10-12 every Saturday morning, follow the signs and the path down the side of the church! I just loved every page of this, so well written, and evoking the old Ireland. Must look for more of Eddie Stack's writing.
Eddie Stack has received several accolades for his fiction, including an American Small Press of the Year Award, a Top 100 Irish American Award and Caomhnú Award. Recognised as an outstanding short story writer, he is the author of four collections of short stories: The West, Out of the Blue, Quare Hawks and Borderlines. He has also published HEADS, a novel, and The Irish, a collection of three n ...more