Profile: michael downes

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Gladness, madness, and sadness--these are some of the human emotions on offer in Michael Downes' collection of short stories: Banquet--something for everyone's taste. The localities of some of the stories are varied--Ireland, America, Australia, Britain, ....
ISBN: 9781782991717
Published: 15 February 2013
A vivid short story collection of landscapes from around the world, ranging from the distant past, present, and the distant future. The style is taunt, the stories at times gripping in horror, humour, bizarre, tragedy, and at times lyrically pompous.All i....
ISBN: 9781784076573
Published: 6 May 2014
a collection of twenty stories depicting life in the city of Derry, and its surroundings, including the Inishown Peninsula. The stories are vividly told, and in a strong North West of Ireland idiom.Amongst the collection are chilling ghost stories, metaph....
ISBN: 9781784072209
Published: 11 December 2013
This book consisting of four stories:two novellas, two novelettes, is unusual in that both literary genres are presented. The first story THE SEA CLAIMS ITS OWN, a novelette, is a tale set on the island of Sicily at the turn of the twentieth century. Its ....
ISBN: 9781786102317
Published: 20 October 2015