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Published by Random House Inc (T) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ireland,
  • Short stories,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsMichael O"Donovan (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10159569M
ISBN 100394447328
ISBN 109780394447322

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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 s, illustrate his meaning and demonstrate Pages:   Frank O'Connor is regarded as one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, and a master of the short story form. In this definitive compilation of his stories, including "Guests of the Nation," O'Connor explores universal themes of love, loss, and faith through the particulars of the Irish experience, both in Ireland and abroad/5(6). Frank O’Connor, pseudonym of Michael O’Donovan, (born , Cork, County Cork, Ireland—died Ma , Dublin), Irish playwright, novelist, and short-story writer who, as a critic and as a translator of Gaelic works from the 9th to the 20th century, served as an interpreter of Irish life and literature to the English-speaking world. Looking for books by Frank O'Connor? See all books authored by Frank O'Connor, including Halo: Evolutions - Essential Tales of the Halo Universe, and The Art of Halo, and more on

  Frank O'Connor, born Michael O'Donovan in Cork in , strikes me as one of those unfortunate authors who's far from forgotten, but is so familiar a . Vintage hardcover of The Stories of Frank O'Connor by Frank O'Connor in good condition. Red cover in good condition with signs of use, fading to spine, no dust jacket, solid binding, no inscription, Book from a private collection, looking for a new home, not a library Rating: % positive. The Collected Stories of Frank O'Connor is, from its name, a collection of short stories written by the Irish author Frank O'Connor. It was first published on It was first published on Today, O'Connor is best known for his memoirs and short stories. the best of frank o connor Download the best of frank o connor or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the best of frank o connor book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.