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Trevor, William 1928-2016

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Felicia's journey by William Trevor( Book )

82 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological horror story in which a man helps women in distress, only to murder them. The story is told through the eyes of an Irish girl who escapes the fate that befell the others
The story of Lucy Gault by William Trevor( Book )

58 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel set in Ireland in the 1920s charts the progress of a young girl whose entire life seems to be falling apart when the threat of arson drives the family from their country home
Love and summer by William Trevor( Book )

49 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living an unfulfilling existence at the side of a tragic husband, shy orphan Ellie Dillahan begins an affair that forces her to choose between an uncertain future with the man she loves and the desolate life she has built for herself
The Oxford book of short stories by V. S Pritchett( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Walter Scott / The Two Drovers, Nathaniel Hawthorne/ The Birthmark, Edgar Allen Poe / The Fall Of The House Of Usher, ETC
Fools of fortune by William Trevor( Book )

60 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Quinton, a young Irishman who survived the 1918 Irish "troubles," fell in love with a beautiful English cousin. Not until fifty years later did he learn that they have a child
Death in summer by William Trevor( Book )

48 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 1,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his wife dies Thaddeus Davenant, owner of a country estate in England, advertises for a nanny for their baby but finds no one suitable. One candidate, however, decides the palatial surroundings would suit her very well and she is ready to do anything to obtain the job. The result is drama
Cheating at canasta by William Trevor( Book )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trevor tells heartbreaking stories of human experiences in this, his tenth collection. The nature of regret, deception, adultery, aging, and forgiveness are all explored, as told from various perspectives
The silence in the garden by William Trevor( Book )

42 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As governess to her wealthy cousins, the Rollestons, on the eve of World War I, Sarah Pollefen is only vaguely aware of the dark rituals and painful secrets that haunt the seemingly tranquil garden
The Oxford book of Irish short stories by William Trevor( Book )

45 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-five short stories that span the entire history of the Irish short story, feature works by such masters as James Joyce and Elizabeth Bowen, as well as new voices, including Bernard McLaverty and Desmond Hogan
After rain by William Trevor( Book )

34 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dozen stories from an Irish writer. In Gilbert's Mother, a woman discovers her son rapes and kills, but decides not to denounce him because it's partly her fault, she brought him into this world, while The Potato Dealer is on a man's reaction to his wife's confession that a baby is not his
A bit on the side by William Trevor( Book )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twelve tales includes stories about a waiter who reveals his shocking life of crime to his ex-wife, the disintegration of a marriage following a terrible tragedy, and a middle-aged accountant who ends a love affair
The hill bachelors by William Trevor( Book )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Trevor has long been hailed as the master of the short story. His new collection, The Hill Bachelors, is an elegant, heartbreaking book about men and women and their missed opportunities. Here we meet four people in a small suburban house, whose lives are frozen in a conspiracy of silence that precludes love's consummation; a nine-year-old who harbors a dream that a movie part will end her fragmented family life; a brother and sister who must forge a new life amid the terrible beauty of Ireland after the Rebellion; and in the title story, a young man who must choose between a life with his longtime love and a life of solitude wedded only to the family farm
The collected stories by William Trevor( Book )

41 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From his debut collection, The Day We Got Drunk on Cake, published in 1968, to Family Sins (1990), William Trevor has crafted the short story to perfection, giving us brilliant and subtle stories full of the reversals, surprises, and shadowy truths we discover in life itself. To read this volume is not just to encounter an extraordinary literary stylist, but to understand life as surely as though we were looking through the eyes of his protagonists and - deeper still - into their hearts. William Trevor: The Collected Stories includes the tales from his seven previous books, as well as four stories that have never appeared in book form in America. They depict the comforts and frustrations of life in rural Ireland, the complexities of family relationships, and the elusive grace of love. They portray the almost invisible strands that bind people to each other as well as the chains that imprison them in solitary yearning. Startling, funny, compassionate, and profound, William Trevor's stories engage and provoke us as only the best fiction can
Two lives : Reading Turgenev and My house in Umbria by William Trevor( Book )

54 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two novels exploring the twin faces of love and madness, loss and regeneration
The children of Dynmouth by William Trevor( Book )

83 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Timothy Gedge changes from an annoying child to a sinister presence, and the villagers of Dynmouth find that their lives are irrevocably changed
The news from Ireland & other stories by William Trevor( Book )

25 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring "The News From Ireland"--Set on the estate of the Protestant Pulvertafts during the famine years of the 1840s--this collection of short stories exemplifies the qualities of subtlety, honesty and humanity
Selected stories by William Trevor( Book )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects forty-eight short stories by the author that span more than half a century that illuminate the human condition
Other people's worlds by William Trevor( Book )

36 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What chance has a nice middle-class woman got against a determined conman? 47-year-old widow Julia is about to remarry, much to the delight and relief of her daughters. But her mother has suspicions about Francis which she keeps to herself. Perhaps wrongly: if she'd shared her feelings with her daughter the disaster might have been avoided. Meanwhile there are two other women who have a claim on the would-be bridegroom - and the way things are shaping up it might be one of them, rather than Julia, who comes off worst out of the situation
My house in Umbria( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and French and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming, evocative drama about a group of travelers in Italy who find solace and friendship after being thrown together by tragedy
A writer's Ireland : landscape in literature by William Trevor( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Cox, Trevor, 1928-2016

Cox, William Trevor 1928-

Cox, William Trevor 1928-2016

Trevor Cox, William

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Trevor Cox, William 1928-2016

Trevor, Vilijam

Trevor William

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Trevor, William Cox 1928-

Trevor, William Cox 1928-2016

William Trevor écrivain irlandais

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William Trevor escritor irlandés

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Уильям Тревор

ויליאם טרוור סופר אירי

وليم تريفور، 1928-

ولیئم ٹریور

ويليام تريفور

ويليام تريفور كاتب أيرلندي

ویلیام ترور

ویلیام ترور فیلمنامه‌نویس ایرلندی

윌리엄 트레버 아일랜드의 소설가

트레버, 윌리엄 1928-2016


トレヴァー, ウィリアム

トレヴァ, ウィリアム 1928-2016

トレヴァー, ウイリアム


The story of Lucy GaultLove and summerThe Oxford book of short storiesFools of fortuneDeath in summerCheating at canastaThe silence in the gardenThe Oxford book of Irish short stories