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  • Hardcover
  • 240
  • Matters of Life & Death
  • Bernard MacLaverty
  • English
  • 15 August 2019
  • 039305716X

About the Author: Bernard MacLaverty

Matters of Life & Death ePUB ☆ of Life & matters pdf, life download, & ebok, death download, Matters of kindle, Life & epub, Matters of Life & Deathof Life & kindle, Matters of Life & Death PDFBernard MacLaverty was born Life & Kindle Ð in Belfast in and lived there until when he moved to Scotland with his wife, Madeline, and four children He has been a Medical Laboratory Technician, a mature student, a teacher of English and, for two years in the mid eighties, Writer in Residence at the University of AberdeenAfter living for a time in Edinburgh and the Isle of Islay he now lives in Glasgow He is a member of Aosdana in Ireland and is Visiting Writer Professor at the University of StrathclydeCurrently he is employed as a teacher of creative writing Matters of ePUB Ä on a postgraduate course in prose fiction run by the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of AberdeenHe has published five collections of short stories and four novels He has written versions of his fiction for other media radio plays, television plays, screenplays Recently he wrote and directed a short film Bye Child.



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  1. Tony Tony says:

    Matters of Life & Death ePUB ☆ of Life & matters pdf, life download, amp ebok, death download, Matters of kindle, Life amp epub, Matters of Life amp Deathof Life amp kindle, Matters of Life amp Death PDFPerhaps you re like me when reading short story collections Sometimes, not always, you look to the table of contents the list of stories and do some basic subtraction from the starting page numbers to see how long the stories are, so that maybe you can do the short ones first C mon It s okay You can admit it And perhaps like me, too, you feel some guilt about that, like you re disrespecting the

  2. Jeanette Jeanette says:

    Matters of Life & Death ePUB ☆ of Life & matters pdf, life download, amp ebok, death download, Matters of kindle, Life amp epub, Matters of Life amp Deathof Life amp kindle, Matters of Life amp Death PDFJust not my thing Every year I try to get 2 books of short stories in there Short stories leave me irritated for their shallow verve Rather like walking into a lake on a 90 plus degree F day and only being able to go up to your knees I d just prefer to swim.These are written well and are full of locale and situational nuance to a 4 star, at least But they are a kind of laughing irony of interesting times too Another mode that underwhelms me.If you like short stories about Irish trouble Just not my thing Every year I try to get 2 books o

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    Matters of Life & Death ePUB ☆ of Life & matters pdf, life download, amp ebok, death download, Matters of kindle, Life amp epub, Matters of Life amp Deathof Life amp kindle, Matters of Life amp Death PDFThere are 2 great stories here Up the Coast and A Trusted Neighbour , which as well as being beautifully written are also complex and thought provoking The characters are flawed, alive, rendered exquisitely and the reader is drawn into a deep engagement with them At least I was Maybe the other stories do not quite hit these heights but two or three of them are expertly done

  4. Gerasimos Reads Gerasimos Reads says:

    Matters of Life & Death ePUB ☆ of Life & matters pdf, life download, amp ebok, death download, Matters of kindle, Life amp epub, Matters of Life amp Deathof Life amp kindle, Matters of Life amp Death PDFI read this collection of short stories for my modern literature class for university it s written by one of the most popular writers alive in Scotland at the moment which I also had the chance to meet because he guest lectured in my uni I really enjoyed it overall Some stories weresuccessful than others, but what I particularly appreciated is how each and every one of them gave me the feeling and satisfaction of full closure, rather than being like reading a fragment off a novel.

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    Matters of Life & Death ePUB ☆ of Life & matters pdf, life download, amp ebok, death download, Matters of kindle, Life amp epub, Matters of Life amp Deathof Life amp kindle, Matters of Life amp Death PDFI don t know if this book is 4 stars, or 5 Nonetheless it is an excellent collection of short stories that I just found by coincidence at the library.The title stories Matters of Life and Death I, and II are set during a bliz

  6. Ellen Dunne Ellen Dunne says:

    Matters of Life & Death ePUB ☆ of Life & matters pdf, life download, amp ebok, death download, Matters of kindle, Life amp epub, Matters of Life amp Deathof Life amp kindle, Matters of Life amp Death PDFHonestly, I am not a big fan of short stories Just too many of them leave me without a satisfying end and therefore with the slight feeling of being betrayed Not these Bernard MacLaverty writes with such seeming ease, creates these great and involving characters and always manages to surprise in the end without taking refuge in lazy open endings Of course, not all is revealed still I felt I read a novel in 20 pages A good deal of these stories are set in troubled Northern Ireland but I Honestly, I am not a big fan of short stories Just too many of them leave me without a satisfying end and therefore with the slight feeling of being betrayed Not these Bernard MacLaverty writes with such seeming ease, creates these great and involving characters and always manages to surprise in the end without taking refuge in lazy open endings Of course, not all is revealed still I

  7. Thomas Thomas says:

    Matters of Life & Death ePUB ☆ of Life & matters pdf, life download, amp ebok, death download, Matters of kindle, Life amp epub, Matters of Life amp Deathof Life amp kindle, Matters of Life amp Death PDFEleven stories are in this excellent read Some of these I enjoyed quite a bitthan others though All of them are a bit on the dark side They reminded me of Chekhov s stories, and

  8. Karen Karen says:

    Matters of Life & Death ePUB ☆ of Life & matters pdf, life download, amp ebok, death download, Matters of kindle, Life amp epub, Matters of Life amp Deathof Life amp kindle, Matters of Life amp Death PDFThe Trojan Sofa was my favourite one, great title.

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    Matters of Life & Death ePUB ☆ of Life & matters pdf, life download, amp ebok, death download, Matters of kindle, Life amp epub, Matters of Life amp Deathof Life amp kindle, Matters of Life amp Death PDFWhy have I only just read Bernard MacLaverty These are extraordinarily good short stories mostly set in Northern Ireland that are rich, nuanced and powerful Noneso than the superb long ish Up the Coast which is alone worth the cover price, and one of the best stories I ve read in months Definitely an author I ll be readingof.

  10. Sandra Sandra says:

    Matters of Life & Death ePUB ☆ of Life & matters pdf, life download, amp ebok, death download, Matters of kindle, Life amp epub, Matters of Life amp Deathof Life amp kindle, Matters of Life amp Death PDFAs is to be expected from the title, there s a lot of death in here For the most part the lives are, have been, lived quietly Grey, no ripples In fact it s the lack of ripple that gives them their sadness and poignancy Up the coast was the most violent, and was the one I liked best, though not entirely for that reason.

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