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Featuring brand new short stories from Kevin Barry Eimear McBride Belinda McKeon Lisa McInerney Danielle McLaughlin Stuart Neville Sally Rooney Kit de Waal and many Ireland is going through a golden age o. Methinks Lucy Caldwell thought she was pulling off a coup hiding one of my favorite authors within this collection of new and aspiring writers of Irish literature There are many youthful contributions that I am a bit over the hill to fully appreciate but I did enjoy some of the stories than others Themes of dating family domestic struggles birthing and other topics regarding life in Ireland were covered And thenI find Jack s Return by Adrian McKinty tucked in at page 237 My reward for sticking with the book As he is one of my favorite authors I was surprised to find him in this collection but happy I stuck with it It s a good oneLibrary Loan Facts of Life through a golden age o. Methinks Lucy Caldwell Passenger 13 (Ben Hope, thought she was pulling off a coup hiding one of my favorite authors within Gansett Island Boxed Set Books 1- 10.5 this collection of new and aspiring writers of Irish literature There are many youthful contributions The Sunday Potluck Club (The Sunday Potluck Club, that I am a bit over The Mission Primer the hill Tao Te Ching: A New English Version to fully appreciate but I did enjoy some of Decorum the stories Zen Doodle Unleashed than others Themes of dating family domestic struggles birthing and other Thick topics regarding life in Ireland were covered And DIGIGRA sexy gravure vol395 yua kuramochi thenI find Jack s Return by Adrian McKinty Folk Shawls tucked in at page 237 My reward for sticking with Why Knock Rock? the book As he is one of my favorite authors I was surprised Fiction Writers Workshop to find him in Witch, Please (Not Your Basic Witch this collection but happy I stuck with it It s a good oneLibrary Loan

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T edits the sixth volume of Faber's long running series of all new Irish short stories continuing the work of the late David Marcus and subseuent guest editors Joseph O'Connor Kevin Barry and Deirdre Madd. My only complaint is that I wish Lucy Caldwell would have contributed but she does a fine job of putting together a great collection of stories from Irish writers and introducing some to me Yan Ge Danielle McLaughlin Elske Rahill Stuart Neville Belinda McKeon Jill Crawford and Arja Kajermo My favourite was by far Colour and Light GAH WHAT WAS WRITTEN ON THAT NOTE and Pillars Although I enjoyed Feather Who s DeadThe Lexicon of Babies How I fell in love A Partial list Legends Stretch Marks Echo Privacy and Lambeth The order of the short stories is good although I went through it reading the authors I knew first and the ones I didn t second I also adore the name and that these were all new commissioned stories


10 thoughts on “Being Various

  1. says:

    I was thoroughly impressed by Lucy Caldwell's short story collection  Multitudes which I recently reviewed  I was therefore even keen than I had previously been to see which stories she had selected for an edited collection entitled  Being Various New Irish Short Stories  When skimming through the contents page of Being Various in my local library I found a lot of authors whom I had never heard of; this is something

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    Methinks Lucy Caldwell thought she was pulling off a coup hiding one of my favorite authors within this collection of new and aspiring writers of Irish literature There are many youthful contributions that I am a bit over the hill to fully appreciate but I did enjoy some of the stories than others Themes of dating family domestic struggles birthing and other topics regarding life in Ireland were covered And thenI find J

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    Tough book to rate as story collections often are Every few years Faber Faber bring out a collection of contemporary Irish short stories Obviously the Irish are celebrated for the form so the expectations are always super high'Being Various' by Lucy Caldwell is a well chosen tapestry of Irish life in it's vibrant totality Northern Ireland i

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    Lucy Caldwell had the ambitious goal of creating an collection of short stories that represented the true diversity of Irish writing In her introduction she asks Who is Irish? Irish writing by her definition includes writers born and living in Ireland writers born in Ireland who are living in other countries writers born in other countries who have immigrated to Ireland or born in Ireland of immigrant parents

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    Being Various is the sixth volume of Faber’s long running series of new Irish short stories In her introduction to the anthology guest editor Lucy Caldwell ponders what makes a writer Irish Must they be born on the island? Live there? Have parents who raise them to identify with their Irish heritage? She writes“I wanted to look too at where the new ways of Irish writing might take us The fresh narratives perspectives and mul

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    This collection starts really strong There are several stories near the end that might have been omitted I wish the editor would have ended with Who's Dead McCarthy as it would have been an excellent closerNoteworthy stories How I fell in love with the well documented life of Alexander Whelan by Yan Ge A Partial List of

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    this is a really really good collection and i liked most stories loved very many and only didn't like a few but they were still really good

  8. says:

    A neat collection of short stories my favourite stories were McLaughlin's Carson's Anderson's McKeon's McKinty's and obviously Rooney's

  9. says:

    My only complaint is that I wish Lucy Caldwell would have contributed but she does a fine job of putting together a great collection of stories from Irish writers and introducing some to me Yan Ge Danielle McLaughlin Elske Rahill Stuart Neville Belinda McKeon Jill Crawford and Arja Kajermo My favourite was by far Colour and Light GAH WHAT WAS WRITTEN ON THAT NOTE?? and Pillars Although I enjoyed Feather Who's

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    Overall some of the stories were solid and some were not as can be expected in a short story collection I really appreciated

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