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- The O'Brien Press 2014; US$ 14.57
A unique collection of short stories by new and established talents in Ireland Surge showcases sixteen previously unpublished short stories, featuring work from new Irish writing talents alongside offerings from acclaimed and award-winning playwrights and short story writers: Frank McGuinness, Mary Morrissy, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne, Gina Moxley, Darran... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57
Locked into a bloody cycle of murder and reprisal, Electra, haunted by her father's assassination, is consumed by grief and a thirst for vengeance. When her brother Orestes at last returns, she urges him to a savage and terrifying conclusion. Frank McGuinness's charged adaptation of Sophocles' powerful tragedy was first performed at the Chichester... more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.57
In the summer of 1967 Greta Garbo comes to Donegal. Ireland is on the verge of violent change. Two couples are on the verge of parting. A woman tries to save her family, while a girl tries to save her future. Seemingly above it all is the loveliest and loneliest of all women, the great Garbo. But when the gods arrive, they can cause havoc, not... more...
- The Gallery Press 2013; US$ 13.13
?‘Love is my nature and I've paid the price.? In a Town of Five Thousand People, Frank McGuinness's fifth collection, demonstrates again the ‘energy and intensity? Peter Denman noted in Poetry Ireland Review. The scathing invective of ‘The Town Next to Us?, a series of loving elegies for artists and actors and a record of struggles with religious... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2013; US$ 13.11
'The great spirit of Frank McGuinness radiates in this magnificent novel. Myriad voices converge on one glistening core; it is a high-wire act earthed in the deepest humanity.' Sebastian Barry It is 1950. Donegal. A land apart. Derry city is only fourteen miles away but far beyond daily reach. Into this community comes Gianni, also called Giotto... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 21.86
This first collection by Frank McGuinness contains plays from the 1980s, including his major work of that decade, Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme , a powerful and profoundly moving study of a group of Ulster Protestant volunteers in the Great War. The book also contains Carthaginians , set in a Derry graveyard in the aftermath... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 13.11
An Englishman, an Irishman and an American are locked up together in a cell in the Middle East. As victims of political action, powerless to initiate change, what can they do? How do they live and survive? Frank McGuinness explores the daily crisis endured by hostages whose strength comes from communication, both subtle and mundane, from humour,... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 14.57
'This powerful and subtle play . . . follows the experience of eight men who volunteer to serve in the 36th (Ulster) Division at the beginning of the First World War. It reaches a climax at the start of the terrible battle of the Somme on July 1, 1916, the actual anniversary of the battle of the Boyne in 1690. The Somme, where the Ulster Division... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 18.94
This second collection of Frank McGuinness contains his beautifully lyrical plays from 1989 to 1999. The Bird Sanctuary is published here for the first time. The collection also includes Mary and Lizzie , Someone Who'll Watch Over Me and Dolly West's Kitchen , and is introduced by the author. more...