The Wexford Trilogy

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Paperback, 92 pages ISBN: 9781854594716Publication Date:
24 Nov 2000
Size: 198mm x 128mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)

The Wexford Trilogy

By Billy Roche

Paperback £12.99£10.39

A modern Irish classic, telling three separate but related tales of small-town life in southern Ireland: A Handful of Stars, Poor Beast in the Rain and Belfry.

Set in a snooker club, a betting shop and a local church, each play introduces a mix of young cornerboys, old cowboys and chancers of any age in a lyrical, poignant and often hilarious account of lost dreams and thwarted ambitions.

'These funny, big-hearted plays are eminently watchable' Dominic Cavendish

Press Quotes

'How many contemporary writers give us the feeling that O'Casey has been exhumed in order to set a Chekhov short story to dialogue?'

The Times

'If you want to know about roots, change, loss, growth, camaraderie, alienation or any of a dozen pertinent topics you should see Roche's wonderfully ambivalent tales of a town that's simultaneously mean and warm, stifling and nourishing, comic and sad. Together, they make you redefine that elusive word: home'

The Times

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 92 pages ISBN: 9781854594716Publication Date:
24 Nov 2000
Size: 198mm x 128mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)

Also by Billy Roche:

The Cavalcaders and Amphibians
On Such As We
Belfry
Poor Beast in the Rain
Amphibians
Lay Me Down Softly
The Cavalcaders
A Handful of Stars

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