The Ballroom of Romance by William Trevor

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William Trevor's second book of short stories proves once again that he is the master of the art.
CONTENTS
Access To The Children
Nice Say At School
The Ballroom Of Romance
The Forty-Seventh Saturday
A Happy Family
Going Home
An Evening With John Joe Dempsey
The Mark-2 Wife
The Grass Widows
A Choice Of Butchers
Kinkies
O Fat White Woman
 

About William Trevor

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Sir William Trevor is the author of twenty-nine books and has received numerous literary awards, including the Whitbread Award, the Hawthornden Prize, and the Lannan Literary Award for Fiction.
 
Published May 4, 1972 by The Bodley Head Ltd. 272 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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An exemplary collection of short stories which matches Trevor's last (The Day We All Got Drunk on Cake, 1968) in the efficient delicacy with which he pinpricks moments of resignation in unprepossessing lives.

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