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Collection of 15 short stories focusing on the moments when knowledge, memory, regret or desire transcend the rhythm of ordinary life.
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Bernard Mac Laverty was born in Belfast, where he worked for ten years as a medical laboratory technician before studying English at Queen's University. He then moved to Scotland and taught for a number of years. He now writes full-time and lives in Glasgow. He has written two novels, Lamb and Cal, both of which have been made into successful films and four collections of short stories: Secrets, A Time to Dance, The Great Profundo and Walking the Dog. His new novel Grace Notes, is published by Jonathan Cape.
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Book Description Blackstaff Press, 1984.Hard Cover. 8vo. First thus. Book Condition: good. Ex library. A clean, square copy. Dust jacket: Good. In protective cover. Not Clipped. Seller Inventory # 002953
Book Description Blackstaff Press, Belfast, N. Ire, 1977. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: very good +. 130,  p.; 22 cm. Dark blue cloth with gilt-stamped spine title. Illustrated dust jacket with title: Secrets & Other Stories. First Edition. Blackstaff price label on front flap. Signed by the author on the title page. Extremely scarce signed first edition of MacLavery's first collection of short stories. Book is in Very Good+ Condition: pages are browning along edges; clean and tight. Dust Jacket is in Very Good+ Condition: lightly rubbed; clean and bright. Seller Inventory # 003405
Book Description Published by Blackstaff Press, Belfast, 1977. , 130 pages First Edition , dust mark on top edge, very slight spots of foxing on endpapers, otherwise book is in very good condition , dustwrapper is a little bumped to head of spine, otherwise is in very good condition , blue cloth cover with gilt lettering on spine Octavo Hardback SIGNED by author on front free end paper ISBN: 856401013. Seller Inventory # 27552