THE STORIES OF WILLIAM TREVOR
In these days of $15.95 murder-mysteries and $7.95 paperback-romances, special note should be taken of this welcome bargain-omnibus: virtually all of Trevor's often-matchless stories, nearly 800 pages of them--containing the entire contents of the previously published The Day We Got Drunk on Cake, The Ballroom of Romance, Angels at the Ritz, Lovers of Their Time, and Beyond the Pale. (The Last Lunch of the Season, published in England in 1973 but never in the US, is the only story-collection not included.) Published to herald the October arrival of Trevor's new novel, Fools of Fortune--which will be reviewed in the July 15 issue--this all-in-one assemblage should snare in any Anglophiles or short-story fanciers who've somehow been passing by Trevor's sharp, tender, cool stories. An especially worthy reprinting.