The Resource A slanting of the sun : Stories., Donal Ryan, (electronic resource)

A slanting of the sun : Stories., Donal Ryan, (electronic resource)

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A slanting of the sun : Stories.
Title
A slanting of the sun
Title remainder
Stories.
Statement of responsibility
Donal Ryan
Creator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Donal Ryan's short stories pick up where his acclaimed novels The Spinning Heart and The Thing About December left off, dealing with dramas set in motion by loneliness and displacement and revealing stories of passion and desire where less astute observers might fail to detect the humanity that roils beneath the surface. Sometimes these dramas are found in ordinary, mundane situations; sometimes they are triggered by a fateful encounter or a tragic decision. At the heart of these stories, crucially, is how people are drawn to each other and cling to love when and where it can be found. In a number of the these stories, emotional bonds are forged by traumatic events caused by one of the characters - between an old man and the frightened young burglar left to guard him while his brother is beaten; between another young man and the mother of a girl whose death he caused when he crashed his car; between a lonely middle-aged shopkeeper and her assistant. Disconnection and new discoveries pervade stories involving emigration (an Irish priest in war-torn Syria) or immigration (an African refugee in Ireland). Some of the stories are set in the same small town in rural Ireland as the novels, with names that will be familiar to Ryan's readers.In haunting prose, Donal Ryan has captured the brutal beauty of the human heart in all its failings, hopes and quiet triumphs
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A slanting of the sun : Stories., Donal Ryan, (electronic resource)
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A slanting of the sun : Stories., Donal Ryan, (electronic resource)
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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ODN0002156247
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1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781586422363
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
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597ABF8F-F040-4E65-9818-E5D89475CFB6

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