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CURFEW AND OTHER STORIES

O'Reilly, Sean

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ISBN 10: 0571206549 / ISBN 13: 9780571206544
Published by London: Faber and Faber, 2000, London, 2000
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Title: CURFEW AND OTHER STORIES

Publisher: London: Faber and Faber, 2000, London

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: F.

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Sean O'Reilly's characters inhabit a world that can seem dangerously indifferent to human feeling but alive to the thrills of living on the edge. Unnecessary risks are taken which are punished, not obscured, by family; dangerous brothers and traditional, hardened fathers wield power, usually with brutality. The stories in what was O'Reilly's debut collection present us with a harsh and unsentimental view of the mundane, underscored by moments of great beauty, humour and pathos.

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Born in Derry in 1969, Sean O'Reilly is the acclaimed author of the short story collection Curfew, and the novel Love and Sleep. He lives in Ireland.

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