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 Hardback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR007940211
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. Bookseller Inventory # 002953
Book Description Blackstaff Press, Belfast, N. Ire, 1977. Hardcover. Book 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. Bookseller Inventory # 003405
Book Description Blackstaff Press, Ireland, 1977. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Secrets and Other Stories by Bernard MacLaverty Published by blackstaff Press, 1977. First Edition. SIGNED COPY. Inscribed on the ffe "With best wishes, Bernard Mac Laverty". Hardback book with dust jacket. 130 pages. Married love, male friendship, a small boy intruding upon secret adult grief, a husband contemplating infidelity - in these wonderful stories Bernard MacLaverty catches his characters at moments of epiphany, when ordinary life is set alight with sudden knowledge, memory, regret or desire. CONDITION The dust jacket remains unclipped but there are a couple of scuffs at the corners - the book itself is in good clean condition throughout - pages are a little age-toned at the margins - no writing except for the authors inscription to the front free endpaper. A good signed first edition. Inscribed By Author. Bookseller Inventory # 000315
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: 0856401013. Bookseller Inventory # 27552