A marvelous collection from "the greatest living writer of short stories in the English language" (The New Yorker).
Four-time winner of the O. Henry Prize, three-time winner of the Whitbread Prize, and five-time finalist for the Man Booker Prize, William Trevor is one of the most acclaimed authors of our time. Over a career spanning more than half a century, Trevor has crafted exquisitely rendered tales that brilliantly illuminate the human condition. Bringing together forty-eight stories from After Rain, The Hill Bachelors, A Bit on the Side, and Cheating at Canasta, this second volume of Trevor's collected fiction offers readers "treasures of gorgeous writing, brilliant dialogue, and unforgettable lives" (The New York Times Book Review).
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - xieouyang - LibraryThing
Forty eight short stories are included in this collection. I can only say that they are all wonderful, moving stories of human relationships. Events that impact and influence those relationships are ... Read full review
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Sterling collection of short pieces by noted Irish writer Trevor (Love and Summer, 2009, etc.).The author is a bard of quiet disappointments and muffled misunderstandings in small places, and often ... Read full review
A Bit of Business
Death of a Professor
Against the Odds
The Telephone Game
Sitting with the Dead
A Friend in the Trade
Low Sunday 1950
On the Streets
A Bit on the Side