Short stories a posthumous treat for Dunmore’s many fans

29th July, 2018
Helen Dunmore: one of the most gifted writers of her era

Short stories: Girl, Balancing & Other Stories, By Helen Dunmore, Hutchinson London, €16.10

When the prolific English novelist, poet and children’s author, Helen Dunmore, died last year from cancer, most fans believed that was the last they’d ever read of this talented Costa Prize-winning writer.

However, the practical Dunmore had already discussed the possible publication of a posthumous short story collection with her son, Patrick, sharing with him the...

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