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  • Excursions in the Real World
  • William Trevor
  • English
  • 24 March 2017
  • 9780140240290

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Excursions in the Real World free read ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB William Trevor ¶ 6 download A modern master of the short story brings his precise and compassionate observations to bear on his own life in a book of recollections that is at once funny poignant and revealing As William Trevor records his migration from the shabby genteel precincts of. Trevor as always the most marvelous writer I especially enjoyed his reflections on growing up in Ireland as a member of the not so prosperous Ascendancy His memories of boarding school and Trinity are poignant and funny He offers frank opinions not the usual paeans of praise on the personalities of some of the notables of Irish literature Yeats O Casey and Beckett Fascinating on a now obscure writer Gerhardie well respected for a time but later burned out Wonderful description of his walk through the mountains near Tipperary and Clonmel Didn t care as much for his musings on New York in the early 70 s or on Venice

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Excursions in the Real World free read ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB William Trevor ¶ 6 download Spelling bees; the glamorous emigre with a weakness for faithless poets There are Trevor's parents marooned in a marriage that grew arid by the year In Excursions in the Real World Trevor turns memory into a fabulous balancing act between truthfulness and ar. A volume of essays from the Irish short story writer The best are on growing up in remote Ireland and discovering the magic of Dublin He writes well on the odd characters he met at Trinity College working as an advertising copywriter and having to devise promotional campaigns for various foreign companies including Canadian Pacific there is a short portrait of Ted Hughes second tragic paramour Assia Wevil Some travel pieces are included and I liked the one on New York City in 1973 the best of these

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Excursions in the Real World free read ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB William Trevor ¶ 6 download Ireland's Protestant middle class to the sleek vulgarity of London in the swinging sixties from Cork and Dublin to New York and Isfahan he yields luminous portraits of the people whose paths crossed his There is the roaring schoolmaster with the passion for. Delightful I don t know what I was expecting in a memoir from the writer of two wonderful but deeply depressing novels Felicia s Journey and Two Lives but this breezy collection of essays about his life was certainly not it The collection sputters a bit towards the end when he turns to the lives of others for inspiration but it s a minor hiccup in this charming collection Highly recommended