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The Penguin Book of Irish Fiction By Edited by Colm Toibin

The Penguin Book of Irish Fiction
by Edited by Colm Toibin

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This anthology takes Irish fiction from "Gulliver's Travels" to the current generation. It includes sections from novels - with an introduction explaining the context - as well as short stories. Two main strains of writing are identified; innovative and traditional.
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The Penguin Book of Irish Fiction by Edited by Colm Toibin

This unique anthology illustrates the full range of Irish fiction from Gulliver's Travels to young contemporary writers like Roddy Doyle and Emma Donoghue. Including self-contained sections from novels as well as short stories, all the most important writers are represented, from Swift and Sterne through Joyce, Beckett and Wilde to modern masters like Banville and William Trevor. Colm Toibin's long introduction describes the contexts and particular strengths of Irish fiction.

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The Penguin Book of Irish Fiction Reviews


'Over 1000 pages of the best writing that this island has produced' - Irish Independent

About Edited by Colm Toibin


Colm Toibin is the author of four novels: THE SOUTH, THE HEATHER BLAZING and THE STORY OF THE NIGHT and THE BLACKWATER LIGHTSHIP. He also works as a journalist and critic, and writes regularly for the London Review of Books. He lives in Dublin.

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GOR003642830
The Penguin Book of Irish Fiction by Edited by Colm Toibin
Edited by Colm Toibin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2001-11-29
1120
0140236503
9780140236507
N/A
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