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Modern Irish short stories

Author: Ben Forkner
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Eng. ; New York : Penguin Books, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Modern Irish short stories.
Harmondsworth, Eng. ; New York : Penguin Books, 1980
(OCoLC)646942825
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Forkner
ISBN: 0140056696 9780140056693
OCLC Number: 6554913
Description: 557 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Home sickness / George Moore --
Poisson d'Avril / E. OE. Somerville and Martin Ross --
The twisting of the rope / W.B. Yeats --
An autumn night in the hills / J.M. Synge --
Rock-of-the-mass / Daniel Corkery --
The weaver's grave / Seumas O'Kelly --
The blind man / James Stephens --
The dead / James Joyce --
The pedlar's revenge / Liam O'Flaherty --
Summer night / Elizabeth Bowen --
Falling rocks, narrowing road, cul-de-sac, stop / Sean O'Faolain --
In the train / Frank O'Connor --
George / Patrick Kavanagh --
Pastorale / Patrick Boyle --
Dante and the lobster / Samuel Beckett --
Six weeks on and two ashore / Michael McLaverty --
Exile's return / Bryan MacMahon --
The martyr's crown / Flan O'Brien --
Happiness / Mary Lavin --
A ball of malt and Madame Butterfly / Benedict Kiely --
A walk through the summer / James Plunkett --
Killachter meadow / Aidan Higgins --
The ballroom of romance / William Trevor --
The creature / Edna O'Brien --
Cancer / Eugene McCabe --
All sorts of impossible things / John McGahern.
Responsibility: edited by Ben Forkner ; pref. by Anthony Burgess.

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