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Cheating At Canasta

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Description for Cheating At Canasta Paperback. Suitable for those who enjoyed "The Story of Lucy Gault" and "Love and Summer", this title deals with themes of missed opportunities, the inevitability of change and the powerful but fragmentary quality of our memories. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 168 231pp. The paperback edition of the latest excellent collection of short stories from one of the great Masters of the genre.

Cheating at Canasta - an outstanding collection of stories by the master storyteller William Trevor

'There is no better short story writer in the English-speaking world' Wall Street Journal

''No matter what,' Julia had said, aware then of what was coming, 'let's always play cards.' And they did; for even with her memory gone, a little more of it each day - her children taken, her house, her flowerbeds, belongings, clothes - their games in the communal drawing room were a reality her affliction allowed.'

A husband sits in Harry's Bar in Venice, thinking of his ... Read more

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Penguin Books Ltd London
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About William Trevor
William Trevor was born in Mitchelstown, County Cork. He has written many novels, and has won many prizes including the Hawthornden Prize, the Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Award, and the Whitbread Book of the Year Award. His most recent novel Love and Summer was longlisted for the Booker Prize. He is also a renowned writer of short stories, ... Read more

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What remains to be said about William Trevor - except the oft-repeated truth that he is not just a master but the master of the narrative form ... True to such maturity and control, the stories are suffused with radiant and effortless majesty; a comprehensive ease of speaking about spaces in the human heart and mind that remains out of ... Read more

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