New Irish Short Stories, Paperback Book
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Edited by Joseph O'Connor (author of "Star of the Sea" and "Ghost Light"), "New Irish Short Stories" is a stunning collection from a fascinating variety of writers, both new and established.

Featuring, among many others, William Trevor and Roddy Doyle, Rebecca Miller and Richard Ford, Christine Dwyer Hickey and Colm Toibin, it shows the short story to be a vibrant, thriving form and one that should continue to be celebrated and encouraged.

This collection follows the two acclaimed editions David Marcus edited for Faber in 2004-5 and 2006-7.




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A few gems in this book, but a lot of filler too...many of the stories didn't do much for me. I loved Winter by Dermot Bolger and Somewhere in Minnesota by Orfhlaith Foyle.