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Fools of Fortune free pdf ?To my mind Trevor's best novel and a very fine one.? ?Graham Greene
Penguin Classics is proud to welcome William Trevor Ireland's answer to Chekhov? ("The Boston Globe") and ?one of the best writers of our era? ("The Washington Post")?to our distinguished list of literary masters. In this award-winning novel, an informer's body is found on the estate of a wealthy Irish family shortly after the First World War, and an appalling cycle of revenge is set in motion. Led by a zealous sergeant, the Black and Tans set fire to the family home, and only young Willie and his mother escape alive. Fatherless, Willie grows into manhood while his alcoholic mother's bitter resentment festers. And though he finds love, Willie is unable to leave the terrible injuries of the past behind.

About William Trevor

William Trevor is the author of twenty-nine books, including Felicia s Journey, which won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and was made into a motion picture. In 1996 he was the recipient of the Lannan Award for Fiction. In 2001, he won the Irish Times Literature Prize for fiction. Two of his books were chosen by The New York Times as best books of the year, and his short stories appear regularly in the New Yorker. In 1997, he was named Honorary Commander of the British Empire. He lives in Devon, England."

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Author : William Trevor
Publisher : Penguin Books
Data Published : 01 April 2006
ISBN : 0143039628
EAN : 9780143039624
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 207 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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