The Collected Stories (Book - William Trevor) The greatest bargain of the winter may be the complete stories of William Trevor. His range of subject matter in The Collected Stories is surpassed… The Collected Stories (Book - William Trevor) The greatest bargain of the winter may be the complete stories of William Trevor. His range of subject matter in The Collected Stories is surpassed… Fiction Short Stories
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The Collected Stories

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Details Writer: William Trevor; Genres: Fiction, Short Stories

The greatest bargain of the winter may be the complete stories of William Trevor. His range of subject matter in The Collected Stories is surpassed only by his exacting use of both the English language and the short story form. These stories deal intimately and specifically with both the Irish and the English: they are at home among the poor, the rich, the urban, the suburban,and the rural. Nor is Trevor limited to the present — one of the best stories,''The News From Ireland,'' is set during the potato famine of 1846-8. A

Originally posted Feb 19, 1993 Published in issue #158 Feb 19, 1993 Order article reprints