Love and Summer

William Trevor: Love and Summer

Lee reviews William Trevor’s 2009 novel, Love and Summer, which “can’t, of course, end well,” but that is “brilliant, devastating, and masterfully wrought.”

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William Trevor: Death in Summer

Over the past few years I’ve developed a deep love for William Trevor’s short stories. Particularly this past month, regular visitors here have caught wind of this (and hopefully have sought him out if they did not already know his work). But until now, I had never read one of his novels, and he’s…

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William Trevor: “An Idyll in Winter”

Trevor and Betsy discuss: Trevor Our post on William Trevor’s “The Women” (here) has become one of the most viewed posts on this site. It is the top post for the past six months, though it’s been up for only a few weeks of those months. It is an exceptional…

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William Trevor: “The Women”

Click here to read the abstract of the story on The New Yorker webpage (this week’s story is available only for subscribers).  William Trevor’s “The Women” was originally published in the January 14, 2013 issue of The New Yorker. Trevor It was a beautiful thing to find a new William…

After-Rain

William Trevor: “The Piano Tuner’s Wives”

Trevor looks at what is possibly his favorite short story of all time: William Trevor’s “The Piano Tuner’s Wives.” Read the full post.

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William Trevor: Cheating at Canasta

Trevor reviews William Trevor’s short story collection Cheating at Canasta. Read the full post.