By William Trevor
(Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780143115960, 576pp.)
Publication Date: September 27, 2011
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
Categories: Short Stories (single author)
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Selected as one of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year.
Four-time winner of the O. Henry Prize, three-time winner of the Whitbread Award, and five-time nominee for the Booker Prize, William Trevor is one of the most acclaimed authors of our era. Over a career spanning more than half a century, Trevor has crafted exquisitely rendered tales that brilliantly illuminate the human condition. A powerful collection by "the greatest living writer of short stories in the English language" (The New Yorker), Selected Stories brings together forty-eight stories from After Rain, The Hill Bachelors, A Bit on the Side, and Cheating at Canasta.
William Trevor is the author of fourteen novels and twelve collections of short stories, for which he has won many prizes, including the Whitbread Award, the Hawthornden Prize, and the Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Award. He lives in Devon, England.