This collection of stories, by the Oscar-winning film-maker Neil Jordan, won a Somerset Maugham Award and the "Guardian" Fiction Prize in 1979. The Irish stories centre on what James Joyce called "the soul's incurable loneliness", and the characters, like Joyce's, are "vanquished in spirit".
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One of the most remarkable stories that I have read in Irish storytelling ( Sean O'Faolain)
One of the most remarkable pieces of fiction to be published in recent years ( Time Out)
Winner of the Guardian Fiction Prize, this reissue makes available again the acclaimed debut of an outstanding writer
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Book Description Vintage, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. A Good Read ships from Toronto and Niagara Falls, NY - customers outside of North America please allow two to three weeks for delivery. Light rubbing on edges, tanning to text. ; 7.64 X 5.04 X 0.39 inches; 128 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 117659
Book Description Vintage. 1979.124 Seit., 20 cm, karton. 96 g. ISBN 0099327414 . . , fast neu, ungebraucht, ungelesen. Sofortversand mit Rechnung, keine Vorauszahlung (D,A,CH)! Gewicht in Gramm: 96. Bookseller Inventory # XX08587676
Book Description Vintage 1993, London, 1993. 124 p.romanto - copertina leggermente rovinata. Bookseller Inventory # ENG 0206
Book Description Vintage, London, 1993. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Name in ink on first page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; ISBN: 0099327414. ISBN/EAN: 9780099327417. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 003193. Bookseller Inventory # 003193
Book Description Dublin: Co-op, 1976. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First printing. Very scarce true first edition of this paperback original. Neat previous owner gift inscription inside the front cover else very good plus in wraps (slightly creased near spine and some slight marks and rubs to rear panel). SIGNED by the author and dated 12-2-77 on the title page. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 2022