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The springs of affection : stories of Dublin

Author: Maeve Brennan
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty-one stories by a late Irish writer who gained a reputation for descriptions of human emotion. Some deal with unhappy marriages, others are based on her childhood. In one, she remembers exactly what it was to be five and be caught in a lie.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brennan, Maeve.
Springs of affection.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1997
(OCoLC)605065982
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maeve Brennan
ISBN: 0395870461 9780395870464
OCLC Number: 37300556
Description: vi, 358 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The morning after the big fire --
The old man of the sea --
The barrel of rumors --
The day we got our own back --
The lie --
The devil in us --
The clever one --
A young girl can spoil her chances --
A free choice --
The poor men and women --
An attack of hunger --
Family walls --
The drowned man --
The twelfth wedding anniversary --
The carpet with the big pink roses on it --
The shadow of kindness --
The sofa --
The eldest child --
Stories of Africa --
Christmas Eve --
The springs of affection.
Responsibility: Maeve Brennan ; introduction by William Maxwell.
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Twenty-one stories by a late Irish writer who gained a reputation for descriptions of human emotion. Some deal with unhappy marriages, others are based on her childhood. In one, she remembers exactly what it was to be five and be caught in a lie.

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