Men Of Ireland -- From The Collection Cheating At Canasta

Version: Unabridged
Author: William Trevor
Narrator: Gerard Doyle
Genres: Fiction & Literature
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published In: July 2010
Length: 30 minutes
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One of the world's most exalted short-story authors, William Trevor saw his collection Cheating at Canasta named a New York Times Notable Book. In "Men of Ireland," Donal Prunty returns to the town of his youth after a 23-year absence. His pocketbook empty, Prunty pays a visit to the local priest, who cannot at first place his visitor. But when Prunty gives voice to sins of the past, the holy man is forced to question his memory and a series of gut-wrenching truths.

Author Details

Author Details

Trevor, William

William Trevor was born in Mitchelstown, County Cork in 1928 and spent his childhood in provincial Ireland. He attended a number of Irish schools and later Trinity College, Dublin. He is a member of the Irish Academy of Letters and was awarded an honorary CBE in 1977 in recognition of his services
to literature. His most recent publication is 'The Hill Bachelors' (2000), and his other books include 'The Ballroom of Romance' (1972), 'Angels at the Ritz' (1975, Royal Society of Literature Award), 'Children of Dynmouth' (1976, Whitbread Award), 'Other People's Worlds' (1980), and 'The News Fro