The Oxford book of Irish short stories

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Oxford University Press , Oxford, New York
Short stories, English -- Irish authors, Ireland -- Social life and customs -- Fi
Statementedited by William Trevor.
GenreFiction
ContributionsTrevor, William, 1928-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR8876 .O94 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 567 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23996602M
ISBN 139780192801937
LC Control Number2009464962

Toward this end, The Oxford Book of Irish Short Stories includes seven folk tales translated from the Irish by Sean O'Sullivan, and Seamus MacManus's re-telling of an Irish fairy tale.

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