Antarctica by Claire Keegan
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The stunning debut story collection from the author of Foster and the Booker Prize shortlised Small Things Like These
‘A beautiful, tender work of great clarity.’ – Sebastian Barry
‘Among the finest contemporary stories written recently in English.’ – Observer
A secret one-night tryst in the city. A sister’s revenge. A love-struck doctor. A missing girl. In Antarctica, an astonishing sequence of stories, one of our most gifted writers illuminates human longing and fallibility in all its variety.
The debut collection of stories from the author of Foster and Small Things Like These.
About the Author: Claire Keegan’s stories are translated into thirty languages. Antarctica won the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. Walk the Blue Fields won the Edge Hill Prize, awarded to the best collection of stories published in the British Isles. Foster won the Davy Byrnes Award, one of the richest literary prizes in the world, and was last year chosen by The Times as one of the top fifty works of fiction to be published in the twenty- first century. Small Things Like These was shortlisted for the 2022 Booker Prize, and for the Rathbones Folio Prize, awarded for the best work of literature, regardless of form, to be published in the English language, and won the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award and the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction.
02 Nov 2023
Paperback / softback
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
General (US: Trade)
02 Nov 2023
Antarctica: ‘A genuine once-in-a-generation writer.’ THE TIMES by Claire Keegan ISBN 9780571382217