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William Trevor

re-imagining Ireland

by Mary Fitzgerald-Hoyt

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Published by Liffey Press in Dublin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Trevor, William, 1928- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Trevor, William, 1928- -- Knowledge -- Ireland.,
    • National characteristics, Irish, in literature.,
    • Ireland -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-215) and index.

      StatementMary Fitzgerald-Hoyt.
      SeriesContemporary Irish writers and filmmakers
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6070.R4 Z66 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 224 p. ;
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3357870M
      ISBN 101904148069
      LC Control Number2004401543
      OCLC/WorldCa54663296


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He has written many novels, and has won many prizes including the Hawthornden Prize, the Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Award, and the Whitbread Book of the Year Award.

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