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Description - Matters Of Life & Death by Bernard MacLaverty

A new book of stories from Bernard MacLaverty is a cause for celebration, but Matters of Life and Death is more than that, as it is without question the finest collection yet from a contemporary master of the form. Beginning with the sudden, nauseating terror of a family caught up in an explosion of shocking sectarian violence and ending with the white-out of an Iowa blizzard and a different kind of fear, Matters of Life and Death is a book about bonds and connections, made and broken, secret and known. Vivid, beautifully controlled and written with effortless skill and empathy, these stories are object lessons in the art of short fiction.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099493037
ISBN-10: 0099493039
Format: Paperback
(199mm x 132mm x 16mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Bernard MacLaverty

Bernard MacLaverty lives in Glasgow. He has written four collections of stories and four novels, including Grace Notes which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and won the Saltire Scottish Book of the Year Award. He has written versions of his fiction for other media - radio plays, television plays, screenplays - and wrote and directed the short film Bye Child which recently won a BAFTA award

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