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The Resource A bit on the side : stories, William Trevor, (electronic resource)

A bit on the side : stories, William Trevor, (electronic resource)

Label
A bit on the side : stories
Title
A bit on the side
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
William Trevor
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
William Trevor is truly a Chekhov for our age, and a new collection of stories from him is always a cause for celebration. These twelve stories include:The waiter who divulges his shocking life of crime to his ex-wife.A woman repeats the story of her parents' unstable marriage after a horrible tragedy.The schoolgirl who regrets gossiping about the cuckolded man who tutors her.A middle-aged couple meet in a theatre bar for a squalid blind date.The disappointed priest who fears an innocent young girl may run away from home.Two self-certain sisters visit a newly widowed local woman.And, in the volume's title story, a middle-age accountant offers his reasons for ending a love affair. From these slender moments Trevor creates whole lives, conjuring up characters marked by bitterness and loss. William Trevor's graceful prose is a wonder in itself, and as convincing when inhabiting the mind of a school lunchmaid, an adulterous Irish country librarian or a murderer on the London streets. And as is always the case with William Trevor, venom and tragedy are never far from the still surface of the stories.At the heart of this stunning collection is Trevor's characteristic tenderness and unflinching eye for both the humanizing and dehumanizing aspects of modern urban and rural life
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Simon Vance and Josephine Bailey
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A bit on the side : stories, William Trevor, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10756175
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10756175
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400121434
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756175
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10756175
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A bit on the side : stories, William Trevor, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10756175
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10756175
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400121434
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756175
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10756175
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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