Best Irish Short Stories

The Granta Book Of The Irish Short Story

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    Lyrical, dark, comic or iconoclastic, the Irish short story has always punched well above its weight. Anne Enright has brought together a dazzling collection of Irish stories by authors born in the twentieth century - from Mary Lavin and Frank O'Connor to Claire Keegan and Kevin Barry. With a pithy and passionate introduction by Enright, The Granta Book of the Irish Short Story traces this great tradition through decades of social change and shows the pleasure Irish writers continue to take in the short-story form. Deft and often devastating, the short story dodges the rolling mythologies of o... [Read More]

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  • ISBN: 1847082556
  • Brand: imusti
  • Manufacturer: Granta Books
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    • Best Choice - #1 Best Irish Short Stories
    • Checked on 18/11/2019
    • Based on 71 Reviews
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    An Irish Country Cookbook: More Than 140 Family Recipes from Soda Bread to Irish Stew, Paired with Ten New, Charming Short Stories from the Beloved Irish Country Series (Irish Country Books Book 13)

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      From New York Times, USA Today, and Globe and Mail bestselling author Patrick Taylor comes ten new short stories in the popular An Irish Country series paired with more than 140 delicious Irish family recipes in An Irish Country Cookbook.Told from the perspective of beloved housekeeper Kinky Kincaid, one of the cherished starring characters in Taylor’s An Irish Country series, An Irish Country Cookbook explores Ireland’s rich culture through its delicious dishes and stories of its charming people. These authentic tried-and-true family recipes have been passed down from generation to genera... [Read More]

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    • Manufacturer: Forge Books
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      • Best Choice - #2 Best Irish Short Stories
      • Checked on 18/11/2019
      • Based on 23 Reviews
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      Modern Irish Short Stories

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        A collection of 26 twentieth-century Irish short stories, including works by Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, and W.B. Yeats.   “The features of this volume which separate it from other anthologies are the quality and breadth of its selections and the fine introduction by the editor.”—The Journal of Irish Literature   “An excellent selection. Each of the 26 writers represented in this collection has his own unmistakable tone . . . proof that Irish writers, perhaps like no others, excel in this brief form.”—Spectator “You will keep this book and read parts of it again and again. . ... [Read More]

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      • ISBN: 0140246991
      • Manufacturer: Penguin Books
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        • Best Choice - #3 Best Irish Short Stories
        • Checked on 18/11/2019
        • Based on 55 Reviews
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        44 Irish Short Stories

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          44 of the finest of Irish stories from the hands of such masters as Yeats, Joyce, Stephens and O'Connor. The reader will also be introduced to other writers, less well-known, but no less worthy. A tapestry woven of dazzling language and imagination.

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        • ISBN: 1568522363
        • Manufacturer: Konecky & Konecky
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          • Best Choice - #4 Best Irish Short Stories
          • Checked on 18/11/2019
          • Based on 58 Reviews
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          Classic Irish Short Stories (Oxford Paperbacks)

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            In his introduction to this collection, Frank O'Connor, himself a distinguished short story writer, emphasizes the richness of the short story tradition in Ireland. The stories he has chosen, all written between the end of the last century and the 1950s, illustrate his meaning and demonstrate how the style and approach of these writers changed in response, not only to the demands of a developing aesthetic, but also to the social and political conditions of their day. The volume represents the finest writers of their time with their best work, revealing the variety of styles and approaches with... [Read More]

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          • ISBN: 0192819186
          • Brand: Oxford University Press USA
          • Manufacturer: Oxford University Press
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            • Best Choice - #5 Best Irish Short Stories
            • Checked on 18/11/2019
            • Based on 48 Reviews
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            Six Scary Stories

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              Number 1 bestselling writer Stephen King introduces and presents six gripping and chilling stories in this captivating anthology:Stephen King discovered these stories when he judged a competition run by Hodder & Stoughton and the Guardian to celebrate publication of his own collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams. He was so impressed with the entries that he recommended they were published together in one book.Reader beware: the stories will make you think twice before cuddling up to your old soft toy, dipping your toe into the water or counting the spots on a leopard…

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            • ISBN: 1587675706
            • Manufacturer: Cemetery Dance Publications
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              • Best Choice - #6 Best Irish Short Stories
              • Checked on 18/11/2019
              • Based on 88 Reviews
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              Celtic Tales: Fairy Tales and Stories of Enchantment from Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, and Wales (Irish Books, Mythology Books, Adult Fairy Tales, Celtic Gifts)

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                "It's an absorbing introduction to the lore of Albion, but readers will also enjoy teasing out similarities between these tales and more familiar ones." — Publishers WeeklyPerilous quests, true love, and animals that talk: The traditional stories of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, and Wales transport us to the fantastical world of Celtic folklore. • Features 16 stores that were translated and transcribed by folklorists in the late 19th and 20th centuries that focus on themes such as Tricksters, The Sea, Quests, and Romance • These timeless tales brim with wit and magic, and each one is brou... [Read More]

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              • ISBN: 9781452151755
              • Brand: Chronicle Books
              • Manufacturer: Chronicle Books
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                • Best Choice - #7 Best Irish Short Stories
                • Checked on 18/11/2019
                • Based on 94 Reviews
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                Small Horrors: A Collection of Fifty Creepy Stories

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                  Something mimics human voices as it lures you into the woods.One of the morgue's corpses is missing.Your friend wants to meet late at night, but they're not acting like themselves.Immerse yourself in the macabre, the gothic, and the chilling with this collection of fifty short stories.

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                • ISBN: 0992594928
                • Manufacturer: Black Owl Books
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                  • Best Choice - #8 Best Irish Short Stories
                  • Checked on 18/11/2019
                  • Based on 11 Reviews
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                  Thirteen: The Serial Killer Isn't on Trial. He's on the Jury. (Eddie Flynn Book 3)

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                    Thirteen is the legal thriller Lee Child, Michael Connelly, and Ruth Ware are raving about and readers can’t put down.“Outstanding - an intriguing premise, a tense, gripping build-up, and a spectacular climax. This guy is the real deal. Trust me.” —Lee Child“A dead bang BEAST of a book that expertly combines Cavanagh’s authority on the law with an absolutely great thrill ride. Books this ingenious don’t come along very often.” —Michael ConnellyIt’s the murder trial of the century. And Joshua Kane has killed to get the best seat in the house – and to be sure the wrong man ... [Read More]

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                  • Manufacturer: Flatiron Books
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                    • Best Choice - #9 Best Irish Short Stories
                    • Checked on 18/11/2019
                    • Based on 59 Reviews
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                    What the Wind Knows

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                      An Amazon Charts, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post bestseller.In an unforgettable love story, a woman’s impossible journey through the ages could change everything…Anne Gallagher grew up enchanted by her grandfather’s stories of Ireland. Heartbroken at his death, she travels to his childhood home to spread his ashes. There, overcome with memories of the man she adored and consumed by a history she never knew, she is pulled into another time.The Ireland of 1921, teetering on the edge of war, is a dangerous place in which to awaken. But there Anne finds herself, hurt, disoriented, ... [Read More]

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                    • ISBN: 1503904598
                    • Manufacturer: Lake Union Publishing
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                      • Best Choice - #10 Best Irish Short Stories
                      • Checked on 18/11/2019
                      • Based on 92 Reviews
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                      Best Irish Short Stories - David Marcus, Editor PRISTINE H/C First Edition 1976

                      Best Irish Short Stories - David Marcus, Editor PRISTINE H/C First Edition 1976

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                      • Category: Fiction & Literature
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                      Best Irish Short Stories No 2

                      Best Irish Short Stories  No  2

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                      Faber Book of Best New Irish Short Stories 2006-7, Paperback by Marcus, David...

                      Faber Book of Best New Irish Short Stories 2006-7, Paperback by Marcus, David...

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                      100 Years of The Best American Short Stories

                      100 Years of The Best American Short Stories

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                      An award-winning short-story writer introduces the stories she has selected from such authors as Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Alexie, Roth, Updike, Oates and more, to present a decade-by-decade examination of the literary trends captured by this series over 100 years that tells the history of American short fiction. 30,000 first
                      The Best American Short Stories is the longest running and best-selling series of short fiction in the country. For the centennial celebration of this beloved annual series, master of the form Lorrie Moore selects forty stories from the more than two thousand that were published in previous editions. Series editor Heidi Pitlor recounts behind-the-scenes anecdotes and examines, decade by decade, the trends captured over a hundred years. Together, the stories and commentary offer an extraordinary guided tour through a century of literature with what Moore calls “all its wildnesses of character and voice.” These forty stories represent their eras but also

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                      The Best American Short Stories 2017

                      The Best American Short Stories 2017

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                      Best-selling author Meg Wolitzer guest edits this year’s Best American Short Stories, the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short
                      Best-selling author Meg Wolitzer guest edits the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction. “If you know exactly what you are going to get from the experience of reading a story, you probably wouldn’t go looking for it; you need, in order to be an open reader of fiction, to be willing. To cast a vote for what you love and then wait for the outcome,” writes Meg Wolitzer in her introduction. The Best American Short Stories 2017 casts a vote for and celebrates all that is our country. Here you’ll find a man with a boyfriend and

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