Bernard MacLAVERTY ... Matters of Life & Death (2006)
ONE of the finest writers to emerge from Belfast in the past half-century, Bernard MacLaverty unplumbs the depths of life and death and in between in his new collection of short stories, Matters of Life & Death (2006).
MacLAVERTY Bernard [1942-] Novelist, short-story writer. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Novels The Anatomy School (2001: shortlisted for the 2001 Saltire Scottish Book of the Year Award); Grace Notes (1997: winner of the 1997 Saltire Scottish Book of the Year Award; shortlisted for the 1997 Booker Prize for Fiction and the 1997 Whitbread Novel Award); Cal (1983); Lamb (1980) Stories Matters of Life & Death (2006); Walking the Dog and Other Stories (1994: shortlisted for the 1994 Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year Award); The Great Profundo and Other Stories (1987); A Time to Dance and Other Stories (1982); Secrets and Other Stories (1977) Children’s Andrew McAndrew (1988); A Man in Search of a Pet (1978) Nonfiction Colomba: Iona and the Spread of Christianity (1997)
Novels Grace Notes (1997)
Stories Matters of Life & Death (2006)