Thorndike Press

That Old Country Music: Stories

  • Kevin Barry
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  • ISBN-10: 1432888218
  • ISBN-13: 9781432888213
  • Shipping Weight: 1.00 lbs ( .45 kgs)
  • 178 Pages | Hardcover
  • Available July 2021

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An Award-Winning Author

With three novels and two short story collections published, Kevin Barry has steadily established his stature as one of the finest writers not just in Ireland but in the English language. All of his prodigious gifts of language, character, and setting in these eleven exquisite stories transport the reader to an Ireland both timeless and recognizably modern. Shot through with dark humor and the uncanny power of the primal and unchanging Irish landscape, the stories in That Old Country Music represent some of the finest fiction being written today.


Customer Reviews

“Barry has the right stuff for short stories. He brings characters to life quickly and then blesses them with his uncanny ear for dialogue and prose rhythms, his compassion and wry wit . . . Exceptional writing and a thoroughly entertaining collection.”

— Kirkus Reviews (starred)

“The multi-award-winning Barry (NIGHT BOAT TO TANGIER) dazzles with his word wizardry and the effortless grace of his perfect sentences.”

— Library Journal