Walk the Blue Fields by Claire Keegan
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From the author of Foster and the Booker Prize shortlisted Small Things Like These.
‘Perfect short stories.’ – Anne Enright
‘Breath-taking.’ – Irish Times
‘Her stories are as good as Chekhov.’ -David Mitchell
A writer alone at a retreat is faced with an unwelcome visitor. A priest seeks solace from a romantic memory. A farmhand regrets losing the finest woman in town. In this remarkable collection of stories, Claire Keegan observes an Ireland wrestling with its past.
Walk the Blue Fields by Claire Keegan is the critically acclaimed second collection from the Booker-shortlisted author of 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 finest 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 the 2022 Rathbones Folio Prize, awarded for the finest 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.
01 Jan 2030
Paperback / softback
General (US: Trade)
01 Jan 2030
Walk the Blue Fields by Claire Keegan ISBN 9780571382224