The Genius and Other Stories

The Genius and Other Stories None

  • Title: The Genius and Other Stories
  • Author: Frank O'Connor
  • ISBN: 9780146000386
  • Page: 308
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. Daren

      Four short stories set in the Republic of Ireland, taken from books published in the 60s.These were well selected and excellent stand alone stories. They felt very 60s without feeling dated in the writing, but still very of their time. As a big fan of Roddy Doyle I enjoyed the way these stories fit into that sort of nostalgia of old fashioned Ireland. Having spent some time living in Dublin I also get a bit of kick out of recognising the places and even place names.The four stories examine diffe [...]

    2. Coenraad

      In a time when I feel inundated by crime novels and depictions of slipping moral standards it feels refreshing to read these stories. They are not portraying an Eden through rosy tinted glasses, but - especially in the first two stories here, narrated by a small boy - the naivety is quite touching. Whether it is the first heartbreak or the jealousy of this strange man supposedly your father returned from the First World War who changes your interaction with your mother forever, O'Connor can make [...]

    3. Dave

      The Genius (and three other stories) recalls childhood in rural Ireland with the child protagonist's humorous point of view of the adult world.

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