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Creatures of the Earth: New and Selected Stories

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Description for Creatures of the Earth: New and Selected Stories Paperback. A collection of short stories. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 128 x 27. Weight in Grams: 332.
McGahern's command of the short story places him among the finest practitioners of the form, in a lineage that runs from Chekhov through Joyce and the Anglo-American masters. When the collection was first published in 1992, the Sunday Times said 'there is a vivid pleasure to be had in the reading of these stories,' while for Cressida Connolly in the Evening Standard 'these wonderful stories are sad and true . . . McGahern is undoubtedly a great short story writer.' Many of the stories here are already classics: 'Gold Watch', 'High Ground' and 'Parachutes', among others. McGahern's spare, restrained yet ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Faber & Faber London
Condition
New
Number of Pages
416
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780571237852
SKU
9780571237852
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About John Mcgahern
John McGahern's Memoir was one of the most acclaimed books published in 2005. John McGahern lives in Co. Leitrim, Ireland, and has published five celebrated novels.

Reviews for Creatures of the Earth: New and Selected Stories
"'... they constitute McGahern's greatest achievement and rank among the finest stories of our time.' Irish Independent"

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