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The Long Gaze Back

Narrated by: Caroline Lennon, Kevin Hely
Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
Categories: Literature & Fiction
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Summary

Spanning four centuries, The Long Gaze Back features 22 new stories by some of the most talented Irish women writers working today. Taken together, the collected works of these writers reveal an enrapturing, unnerving, and piercingly beautiful mosaic of a lively literary landscape. The anthology presents an inclusive and celebratory portrait of the high calibre of contemporary literature in Ireland. 

These stories run the gamut from heartbreaking to humorous, but each leaves a lasting impression. They chart the passions, obligations, trials and tribulations of a variety of vividly drawn characters with unflinching honesty and relentless compassion. These are stories to savour.

©2015 Editor’s Introduction © Sinéad Gleeson, 2015, Individual stories © Respective authors (P)2018 W.F. Howes Ltd

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