The Fall of Light

Niall Williams (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$19.98
Publisher
Grand Central Publishing
Publish Date
March 01, 2003
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.26 X 8.01 X 0.96 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780446679879
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About the Author

Niall Williams was born in Dublin in 1958. He studied English and French literature at University College Dublin before graduating with a Master's degree in Modern American Literature. He moved to New York in 1980 where he married Christine Breen, whom he had met while she was a Master's student also at UCD, and took his first job opening boxes of books in Fox and Sutherland's bookshop in Mount Kisco. He later worked as a copywriter for Avon Books in New York City before leaving America with Chris in 1985 to attempt to make a life as a writer. They moved on April 1st to the cottage in west Clare that Chris's grandfather had left eighty years before to find his life in America. His first four books were co-written with Chris and tell of their life together in Kiltumper in west Clare. In 1991 Niall's first play 'The Murphy Initiative' was staged at The Abbey Theatre in Dublin. His second play, 'A Little Like Paradise' was produced on the Peacock stage of The Abbey Theatre in 1995. His third play, 'The Way You Look Tonight, ' was produced by Galway's Druid Theatre Company in 1999.

Reviews

Praise for Niall Williams: "A delicate and graceful love story that is also an exaltation of love itself...A luminously written, magical work of fiction."