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Claire Keegan

Author of Small Things Like These

15+ Works 3,892 Members 233 Reviews 9 Favorited

About the Author

Claire Keegan comes from County Wicklow. She has won several awards for her work including the William Trevor Prize, the Martin Healy Prize, the Francis MacManus Award, the Tom Gallon Award, the Kilkenny Prize, the Olive Cook Award, the Hugh Leonard Bursary, the Macaulay Fellowship, and the Rooney show more Prize for Irish Literature. She was also a Wingate scholar. Her debut, Antarctica, was a Los Angeles Times Book of the Year. She lives in rural Ireland show less

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Works by Claire Keegan

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Birthday Stories (2002) — Contributor — 451 copies
The Best American Short Stories 2011 (2011) — Contributor — 346 copies
Granta 95: Loved Ones (2006) — Contributor — 119 copies

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Brilliant short stories by one of Ireland's finest story tellers.
 
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ben_r47 | 12 other reviews | Feb 22, 2024 |
Claire Keegan writes beautiful prose but this story surpasses the beauty of the rose.
 
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ben_r47 | 67 other reviews | Feb 22, 2024 |
Every positive review of this book I believe. A memorable and affecting read.
 
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lshinaver | 117 other reviews | Feb 20, 2024 |
Another amazing book by Keegan. The writing is so precise I felt a real part of the story. And the varieties of people depicted also added to the realism. This is a very short book composed of many important threads. Many of the characters were not too likable for many reasons, but I still really cared about most of them. And I would kind of like a sequel to this book, although I prefer to grapple with so many possible future occurrences. This book is so relevant to the many problems so many of us are facing, unfortunately.… (more)
 
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