Two Lovely Beasts and Other Stories

Two Lovely Beasts and Other Stories

  • Unsigned
  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
Released January 1, 1948

£50.00

Twenty short stories- brief instantaneous visions of the Gaelic spirit, the peasants and countryside- in a prose with the lyric beauty and intensity peculiar to the Irish writers in the tradition of Synge. The title story, which is indicative, is a finely incised vignette, a poetic parable; the two lovely beasts, two calves, are symbols of a peasant family's bitter struggle for life and prosperity at the expense of the community.

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