Excursions in the Real World : Memoirs
Autobiographical essays, about people and places, personal enthusiasms and fascinations, that have remained snagged in William Trevor's memory over the years. He writes of childhood, university, early days in Dublin, and writing in London. The essays illuminate Trevor's stories and novels.
- Paperback | 208 pages
- 129.54 x 195.58 x 15.24mm | 158.76g
- 27 Oct 1994
- Penguin Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
Table of contents
In County Cork; The Strand; Kitty; field of battle; Miss Quirke; bad trip; the bull; the warden's wife; mentors; long Stewart; alma mater; visitors in Dublin; summer, 1952; Blockley, Gloucestershire; a public-house man; Sarzy; Assia; out of season; to Persia in the old days; New York, 1973; in search of Siri; the Valle of Verzasca; journey to suburbia; Eldorado; extraordinary ladies; in their own shadows; Old Fusty; with Mr Links in Venice; the Nire.