ISLAND. The Collected Short Stories by MacLEOD, Alistair

ISLAND. The Collected Short Stories

Edition: First Printing

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2000. Inscribed by Author.; Octavo, black boards. Slight soiling to the bottom page edges, else fine. The dust jacket was laminated by a previous owner - some of the lamination has been peeled away. Minor wear. VG otherwise, still decent in appearance. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "For ____, my friend, with thanks and appreciation. Alistair MacLeod, June 13, 2000 Windsor, Ontario". One of the best contemporary Canadian writers, winner of the 2001 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for his first novel NO GREAT MISCHIEF. A collection of 16 stories including the seven stories from THE LOST SALT GIFT OF BLOOD and the seven from AS BIRDS BRING FORTH THE SUN as well as two previously uncollect long stories, "Island," and "Clearances."Those two early story collections caused Colm Toíbín to include him in The Modern Library: The 200 Best Novels in English Since 1950.; Octavo; Signed by Author. 0771055684

Book ID: 54705
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