This novella by one of Ireland's contemporary masters is a witty and playful critique of modern Ireland In 1993, William Butler Yeats wrote about the young Francis Stuart's second book that it was "more personally and beautifully written than any book of our generation", and added a very prophetic line: "If luck comes to his aid he will be our great writer". Born in 1902, and still writing, Stuart has just received the highest honor Ireland can give its creative artists -- being elected by President Mary Robinson to the ...

King David Dances 1997, New Island Books, Dublin, Ireland

ISBN-13: 9781874597445

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