William Trevor: “Making Conversation”

William Trevor's "Making Conversation," from Last Stories, seems like a straightforward, if strange, episode where a woman is confronted by someone who accuses her of having an affair with her husband. She is not, but it's not that simple. Indeed, the story goes into some dark, painful territory.

By |2019-04-18T13:12:58-04:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Book Reviews, William Trevor|6 Comments

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 written many in his 84 years. [...]

By |2013-01-31T01:49:21-04:00January 31st, 2013|Categories: William Trevor|9 Comments