The Faber Book of Best New Irish Short Stories 2004-05 PDF ePub eBook

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The Faber Book of Best New Irish Short Stories 2004-05 free pdf In The Joke, a middle-aged man sits listening to his wife's conversation on the phone, at once bitter and sweetly yearning- in The Cocktail Hour, a couple wander the night haunted, seemingly lost in a reverie of the jazz-age and the movies- in Matters of Life and Death, two young brothers spend the night at the house of the local doctor and his wife, and together the four of them end up in a late night dance...From Ireland itself to the United States, rural Peru to the mountains of the Himalayas, these stories collectively and individually demonstrate the complexity of emotion and memory that is associated with the very finest short stories, and bear testimony to the fact that this art form is still alive and flourishing.

About David Marcus

David Marcus has had a career spanning over fifty years and has edited over thirty short story collections. For many years he ran the 'New Irish Writing' page in the Irish Press, and while there published the first stories by such acclaimed authors as Frank McGuiness, Dermot Healy, Sebastian Barry, Neil Jordan, Deirdre Madden and Patrick McCabe.

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Author : David Marcus
Publisher : Faber
Data Published : 05 May 2005
ISBN : 0571224199
EAN : 9780571224197
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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