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  • The Cornet-Player Who Betrayed Irelandby Frank O'Connor

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 4.21

    'Father,' I said, feeling I might as well get it over while I had him in a good humour, 'I had it all arranged to kill my grandmother.' Praised as Ireland's Chekhov, Frank O'Connor was a modern master of the short story. From an amateur brass band divided by partisanship to English soldiers who befriend their Irish captors, and from a child's comic... more...

  • Collected Storiesby Frank O'Connor

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 20.99

    The definitive collection from an Irish literary icon, “one of the masters of the short story” ( Newsweek ). In the words of W. B. Yeats, Frank O’Connor “did for Ireland what Chekhov did for Russia.” Anne Tyler, writing in the Chicago Sun-Times , described his tales as “encapsulated universes.” This indispensable volume contains the best of... more...

  • The Collarby Frank O'Connor

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 17.99

    A master storyteller explores a signature theme Over the course of his long and distinguished career, Frank O’Connor wrote many stories about priests. Some of his most iconic characters are men of the cloth, and few writers have portrayed the unique demands of the priesthood with as much empathy, honesty, and wit. This collection, edited and introduced... more...

  • An Only Child and My Father's Sonby Frank O'Connor

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 17.99

    Frank O’Connor’s acclaimed autobiography, now in one volume When Frank O’Connor was born, his parents—Minnie O’Connor, a former maid raised in an orphanage, and Michael O’Donovan, a veteran of the Boer War and the drummer in a local brass-and-reed band—lived above a sweet-and-tobacco shop in Cork, Ireland. The young family soon moved, however,... more...

  • The Midnight Courtby Frank O'Connor

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 17.99

    A bawdy and boisterous poem of Ireland, translated by one of its most distinguished literary sons As a teacher and translator of Irish verse, Frank O’Connor brought to the world’s attention many fine poems from his native land, few as enduring—and none as controversial—as Brian Merriman’s  The Midnight Court . An eighteenth-century masterpiece... more...

  • HALO: Saint's Testimonyby Frank O'Connor

    Gallery Books 2015; US$ 0.99

    An all-new digital single—part of the New York Times bestselling series based on the blockbuster Xbox® games! The military-grade artificial intelligence known as Iona has only one week to live. After that, the UNSC will legally terminate her seven-year existence in order to stave off the threat of the data corruption phenomenon known as “rampancy,”... more...

  • Halo: Saint's Testimonyby Frank O'Connor

    Titan Books 2015; US$ 2.99

    An original digital e-short set in the Halo Universe and based on the New York Times bestselling video game series! more...

  • Back in the Spaceship Again: Juvenile Science Fiction Series Since 1945by Karen Sands-O'Connor; Marietta Frank

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 64.00

    Much literature for children appears in the form of series, in which familiar characters appear in book after book. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, authors began to write science fiction series for children. These early series generally had plots that revolved around inventions developed by the protagonist. But it was the development... more...

  • The Best of Frank O'Connorby Frank O'Connor; Julian Barnes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 26.95

      The most generous one-volume collection ever published of short stories, autobiographical writings,poetry, and essays by the writer Yeats called “Ireland’s Chekhov.”   Selected and arranged thematically by Julian Barnes, the rich mix of writings in The Best of Frank O’Connor starts off with his most famous short story, “Guests of the Nation,”... more...

  • My Oedipus Complexby Frank O'Connor; Julian Barnes

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 15.50

    The story of the title deals with a little boy named Larry and his feelings towards his father. When his father returns home from World War II, Larry is resentful and jealous of losing his mother's undivided attention, and finds himself in a constant struggle to win back her affections. more...