Last stories

Last stories William Trevor

William Trevor was widely recognized to be one of the greatest short-story writers in the English language

In this final collection of ten exquisite, perceptive and profound stories, William Trevor probes into the depths of the human spirit. Here we encounter a tutor and his pupil, whose lives are thrown into turmoil when they meet again years later; a young girl who discovers the mother she believed dead is alive and well; and a piano-teacher who accepts her pupil's theft in exchange for his beautiful music. These gorgeous stories - the last that Trevor wrote before his death - affirm his place as one of the world's greatest storytellers.

  • Trevor is a master of both language and storytelling' Hilary Mantel
  • 'He is one of the great short-story writers, at his best the equal of Chekhov' John Banville
  • None but those with a complete mastery of fiction can walk this line. William Trevor was not "an Irish Chekhov" or even "the Irish Chekhov". He was and will remain the Irish William Trevor Guardian
  • One of the great contemporary chroniclers of the human condition, in all its pathos, comedy and strangeness. As a writer he looked at the world with an always surprised but never scandalised eye, and his writer's heart was with those awkward and obscurely damaged souls who cannot quite manage the business of everyday life - all of us, that is New Statesman
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Specificaties

ISBN
9780241337783
Uitgever
Penguin UK
Druk
1e
Datum
06-06-2019
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
224 pp.
Bindwijze
Paperback Paperback
Genre
Engelstalige literatuur

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