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Trevor, William 1928-

Works: 289 works in 1,648 publications in 18 languages and 51,378 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Film adaptations  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Author of introduction, Creator, Composer, Honoree
Classifications: PR6070.R4, 823.914
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Felicia's journey by William Trevor( Book )
73 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,754 libraries worldwide
A psychological horror story in which a man helps women in distress, only to murder them. The story is told through the eyes of an Irish girl who escapes the fate that befell the others
The story of Lucy Gault by William Trevor( Book )
59 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,749 libraries worldwide
A novel set in Ireland in the 1920s charts the progress of a young girl whose entire life seems to be falling apart when the threat of arson drives the family from their country home
Love and summer by William Trevor( Book )
52 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,550 libraries worldwide
"It's summer, and nothing much is happening in Rathmoye. So it doesn't go unnoticed when a dark-haired stranger begins photographing the mourners at Mrs. Connulty's funeral. Florian Kilderry couldn't know that the Connultys were said to own half the town; he has only come to Rathmoye to photograph the scorched remains of its burnt-out cinema. But Mrs Connulty's daughter, liberated at last by the death of her imperious mother, resolves to keep an eye on Florian Kilderry, and it's she who comes a witness to the events that follow." "A few miles out in the country, Dillahan, a farmer and decent man, continues to live with the knowledge that he was accidentally responsible for the deaths of his wife and baby. He has married again: Ellie is the young convent girl who came to work with him when he was widowed. She falls in with Florian Kilderry and, although he is planning to leave Ireland and begin all over again after what he considers to be a failed life, a dangerously reckless attachement develops between them." "In a characteristically masterful way, Trevor evokes the passions and frustrations in an Irish town during one long summer."--Jacket
Death in summer by William Trevor( Book )
47 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,201 libraries worldwide
After his wife dies Thaddeus Davenant, owner of a country estate in England, advertises for a nanny for their baby but finds no one suitable. One candidate, however, decides the palatial surroundings would suit her very well and she is ready to do anything to obtain the job. The result is drama
Fools of fortune by William Trevor( Book )
56 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,068 libraries worldwide
William Quinton, a young Irishman who survived the 1918 Irish "troubles," fell in love with a beautiful English cousin. Not until fifty years later did he learn that they have a child
Cheating at canasta by William Trevor( Book )
36 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,033 libraries worldwide
Trevor tells heartbreaking stories of human experiences in this, his tenth collection. The nature of regret, deception, adultery, aging, and forgiveness are all explored, as told from various perspectives
The silence in the garden by William Trevor( Book )
35 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and French and held by 1,822 libraries worldwide
As governess to her wealthy cousins, the Rollestons, on the eve of World War I, Sarah Pollefen is only vaguely aware of the dark rituals and painful secrets that haunt the seemingly tranquil garden
After rain by William Trevor( Book )
28 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 1,799 libraries worldwide
A dozen stories from an Irish writer. In Gilbert's Mother, a woman discovers her son rapes and kills, but decides not to denounce him because it's partly her fault, she brought him into this world, while The Potato Dealer is on a man's reaction to his wife's confession that a baby is not his
A bit on the side by William Trevor( Book )
31 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,729 libraries worldwide
A collection of twelve tales includes stories about a waiter who reveals his shocking life of crime to his ex-wife, the disintegration of a marriage following a terrible tragedy, and a middle-aged accountant who ends a love affair
The Oxford book of Irish short stories by William Trevor( Book )
41 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,670 libraries worldwide
Forty-five short stories that span the entire history of the Irish short story, feature works by such masters as James Joyce and Elizabeth Bowen, as well as new voices, including Bernard McLaverty and Desmond Hogan
The hill bachelors by William Trevor( Book )
27 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,656 libraries worldwide
William Trevor has long been hailed as the master of the short story. His new collection, The Hill Bachelors, is an elegant, heartbreaking book about men and women and their missed opportunities. Here we meet four people in a small suburban house, whose lives are frozen in a conspiracy of silence that precludes love's consummation; a nine-year-old who harbors a dream that a movie part will end her fragmented family life; a brother and sister who must forge a new life amid the terrible beauty of Ireland after the Rebellion; and in the title story, a young man who must choose between a life with his longtime love and a life of solitude -- wedded only to the family farm
The collected stories by William Trevor( Book )
44 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,585 libraries worldwide
From his debut collection, The Day We Got Drunk on Cake, published in 1968, to Family Sins (1990), William Trevor has crafted the short story to perfection, giving us brilliant and subtle stories full of the reversals, surprises, and shadowy truths we discover in life itself. To read this volume is not just to encounter an extraordinary literary stylist, but to understand life as surely as though we were looking through the eyes of his protagonists and - deeper still - into their hearts. William Trevor: The Collected Stories includes the tales from his seven previous books, as well as four stories that have never appeared in book form in America. They depict the comforts and frustrations of life in rural Ireland, the complexities of family relationships, and the elusive grace of love. They portray the almost invisible strands that bind people to each other as well as the chains that imprison them in solitary yearning. Startling, funny, compassionate, and profound, William Trevor's stories engage and provoke us as only the best fiction can
Two lives : Reading Turgenev and My house in Umbria by William Trevor( Book )
44 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,501 libraries worldwide
Two novels exploring the twin faces of love and madness, loss and regeneration
The children of Dynmouth by William Trevor( Book )
78 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,375 libraries worldwide
A small, pretty seaside town is harshly exposed by a young boy's curiosity. His prudent interest, oddly motivated, leaves few people unaffected - and the consequences cannot be ignored
The news from Ireland & other stories by William Trevor( Book )
21 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and French and held by 1,165 libraries worldwide
Selected stories by William Trevor( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,132 libraries worldwide
Collects forty-eight short stories by the author that span more than half a century that illuminate the human condition
Other people's worlds by William Trevor( Book )
24 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,034 libraries worldwide
Om en professionel kvindebedårer og den indflydelse han får på sine forskellige ofres liv
A writer's Ireland : landscape in literature by William Trevor( Book )
12 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 923 libraries worldwide
Beyond the pale and other stories by William Trevor( Book )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 911 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories
My house in Umbria ( visu )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 902 libraries worldwide
A charming, evocative drama about a group of travelers in Italy who find solace and friendship after being thrown together by tragedy
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Alternative Names
Cox, William T. 1928-
Cox, William Trevor 1928-
Trevor Cox, William
Trevor Cox, William 1928-
Trevor, Vilijam
Trevor, William
Trevor, William Cox 1928-
وليم تريفور، 1928-
トレヴァー, ウィリアム
トレヴァー, ウイリアム
English (711)
Italian (36)
German (9)
Swedish (9)
Spanish (9)
French (6)
Polish (6)
Japanese (4)
Czech (4)
Chinese (3)
Romanian (2)
Dutch (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Turkish (1)
Persian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Russian (1)
Norwegian (1)
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