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by Mary Morrissy
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Contemporary
  • Author:
    Mary Morrissy
  • ISBN:
    0099701413
  • ISBN13:
    978-0099701415
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  • Publisher:
    Vintage; New Ed edition (January 11, 1996)
  • Pages:
    240 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Contemporary
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Mary Morrissy is a Dubliner, and these stories are laced with the kind of guilt only a Catholic upbringing can bequeath. In the sad, skewed world of Mary Morrissy's women, only the guilty feel blameless. One is an unrepentant shoplifter.

Mary Morrissy is a Dubliner, and these stories are laced with the kind of guilt only a Catholic upbringing can bequeath. In the story called 'Divided Attention', the narrator (all the main characters are women) is the victim of an obscene phone caller.

A Lazy Eye: Stories Paperback – June 1, 2000. by. Mary Morrissy (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. 2 people found this helpful.

The stories in this collection by Irish writer Mary Morrissy are about women who are marginalized or somehow outcast, usually by some bodily weakness. Excellent Selection of Stories. com User, July 6, 2004.

Even a quick scan through the stories in "A Lazy Eye" is enough to make you grateful for your own, comparatively .

Even a quick scan through the stories in "A Lazy Eye" is enough to make you grateful for your own, comparatively unblighted existence. In "Bookworm," a tightly-wound kleptomaniac makes a career of stealing books and shredding them to pieces in the privacy of her apartment. Rosa" revolves around an unwanted pregnancy, and concludes with the baby being abandoned in a department store Christmas display: "When they dismantled the crib in the new year they would find the creature as dead and as frozen as the one originally placed there.

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"Mary Morrissy, University College Cork". creative writing ucc. May 10, 2015. Retrieved February 7, 2016. Patrick McGrath (August 11, 1996).

Sometimes a writer so perfectly captures the reality of our lives that we are given a new way of seeing ourselves

Maggie Conover, a writer for a travel magazine, returns to a small Caribbean island to work on an update to a guidebook entry she wrote. Sometimes a writer so perfectly captures the reality of our lives that we are given a new way of seeing ourselves. Mary Morris has accomplished this in A Mother's Love, a novel about the solitary moral courage of a woman raising a child alone. Ivy Slovak is a jewelry designer and artist whose days are absorbed by the struggle to make an unreliable paycheck cover the needs of her infant son, and whose nights are broken by the demands of her newborn child.

Mary Morrissy is the author of three novels, Mother of Pearl, The Pretender and The Rising of Bella Casey, and a collection of stories, A Lazy Eye. Her second collection of stories, Prosperity Drive, is forthcoming in 2016. Mother of Pearl, her first novel, was shortlisted for the Whitbread Award (now Costa) and The Pretender and The Rising of Bella Casey were both nominated for the Dublin Impac International Literary Award.

A Lazy Eye (Jonathan r) is Mary Morrissy’s debut collection of short stories A woman confesses her guilty secret to an obscene caller, a daughter trades with God for her father’s life, a family.

A Lazy Eye (Jonathan r) is Mary Morrissy’s debut collection of short stories A woman confesses her guilty secret to an obscene caller, a daughter trades with God for her father’s life, a family re-enacts an unholy nativity. the characters in A Lazy Eye act out of a flawed vision of the world. Mary Morrissy is a cool but gifted pathologist under whose microscope tiny slivers of human tissue are shown to be teeming with microbal life and mysterious, mutant energy. Candice Rodd: Independent on Sunday. In Morrissy’s skewed world. everything is surprising, but rings dazzlingly true.