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The Collected Stories by William Trevor
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Dec 01, 1993 | ISBN 9780140232455

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“Extraordinary . . . Mr. Trevor’s sheer intensity of entry into the lives of his people . . . proceeds to uncover new layers of yearning and pain, new angles of vision and credible thought.”
The New York Times Book Review

“One of the finest writers now at work in our language . . . No writer practicing the form today moves with nimbler assurances than Trevor across such an impressive gamut of social types and emotional connections.”
The Boston Globe

“The indisputable master of twentieth-century fiction . . . Trevor’s carefully chiseled, lyrical prose—at once ironic and elegiac—is addictive, his insights acutely compassionate. The tales are haunting and profound.”
Publishers Weekly

“A textbook for anyone who ever wanted to write a story, and a treasure for anyone who loves to read them.”
—Madision Smartt Bell, USA Today

“The range of characters that Trevor manages to bring onstage is little short of astonishing. . . . A remarkable record of the distinctive imprint that Trevor has left on what is arguably this century’s quintessential art form.”
New York Newsday 

Table Of Contents

The Collected Stories A Meeting in Middle Age
Access to the Children
The General’s Day
Memories of Youghal
The Table
A School Story
The Penthouse Apartment
In at the Birth
The Introspections of J. P. Powers
The Day We Got Drunk on Cake
Miss Smith
The Hotel of the Idle Moon
Nice Day at School
The Original Sins of Edward Tripp
The Forty-seventh Saturday
The Ballroom of Romance
A Happy Family
The Grass Widows
The Mark-2 Wife
An Evening with John Joe Dempsey
Going Home
A Choice of Butchers
O Fat White Woman
Raymond Bamber and Mrs. Fitch
The Distant Past
In Isfahan
Angels at the Ritz
The Death of Peggy Meehan
Mrs. Silly
A Complicated Nature
Teresa’s Wedding
Office Romances
Mr. McNamara
Afternoon Dancing
Last Wishes
Mrs. Acland’s Ghosts
Another Christmas
Broken Homes
Matilda’s England: 1. The Tennis Court; 2. The Summer-house; 3. The Drawing-room
Death in Jerusalem
Lovers of Their Time
The Raising of Elvira Tremlett
Flights of Fancy
A Dream of Butterflies
The Bedroom Eyes of Mrs. Vansittart
Downstairs at Fitzgerald’s
Mulvihill’s Memorial
Beyond the Pale
The Blue Dress
The Teddy-bears’ Picnic
The Time of Year
Being Stolen From
Mr Tennyson
Autumn Sunshine
Sunday Drinks
The Paradise Lounge
The News from Ireland
On the Zattere
The Wedding in the Garden
Lunch in Winter
The Property of Colette Nervi
Running Away
Cocktails at Doney’s
Her Mother’s Daughter
Bodily Secrets
Two More Gallants
The Smoke Trees of San Pietro
Events at Drimaghleen
Family Sins
A Trinity
The Third Party
Honeymoon in Tramore
The Printmaker
In Love with Ariadne
A Husband’s Return
Coffee with Oliver
August Saturday
Children of the Headmaster
Kathleen’s Field

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