The Penguin Book of Irish Fiction. Signed Copy (1999)
Author: Colm Toibin [Editor]
Book ID: 67526
The Penguin Book of Irish Fiction. London: Viking, 1999. First Edition. Pp xxxiv, 1085. Ownership name to endpaper, otherwise a fine bright copy.
Signed by the Editor on title page.
An evocative compilation of the best in Irish short fiction includes excerpts from Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, James Joyce’s “The Dead,” “Castle Rackrent” by Maria Edgeworth, John McGahern’s “The Country Funeral,” and works by Samuel Becket, Oscar Wilde, Emma Donoghue, Bram Stoker, Sheridan Le Fanu, and other notable authors.