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The Dressmaker's Child By William Trevor

The Dressmaker's Child
by William Trevor

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William Trevor's The Dressmaker's Child features three stories, specially selected by the author. It includes the title story, never before published in the UK, and two stories from the award-winning collections After Rain and The Hill Bachelors.
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The Dressmaker's Child: Pocket Penguins by William Trevor

In May 2005 Penguin will publish 70 unique titles to celebrate the company's 70th birthday. The titles in the Pocket Penguins series are emblematic of the renowned breadth of quality of the Penguin list and will hark back to Penguin founder Allen Lane's vision of 'good books for all'. William Trevor's The Dressmaker's Child features three stories, specially selected by the author. It includes the title story, never before published in the UK, and two stories from the award-winning collections After Rain and The Hill Bachelors.

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About William Trevor


William Trevor was born in 1928 at Mitchelstown, County Cork, spent his childhood in provincial Ireland, and now lives in Devon. A celebrated short-story writer, his last collection A Bit on the Side was published in 2004 to wide acclaim, and his previous collection The Hill Bachelors won the Macmillan Silver Pen Award and the Irish Times Literature Prize. His most recent novel, The Story of Lucy Gault, was shortlisted for both the Man Booker Prize and the Whitbread Fiction Award in 2002. In 1999 William Trevor received the prestigious David Cohen British Literature Prize in recognition of a lifetime's literary achievement. And in 2002, he was knighted for his services to literature.

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GOR002824198
The Dressmaker's Child: Pocket Penguins by William Trevor
William Trevor
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2005-05-06
64
0141022531
9780141022536
N/A
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