cover image Lantern Slides

Lantern Slides

Edna O'Brien. Plume Books, $11.95 (240pp) ISBN 978-0-452-26628-5

This collection of 12 stories conveys a nostalgic sense of place and introduces a passionate Irish cast of mostly women and girls in various stages of loneliness, love and regret. According to PW , ``The engaging voices . . . often sound as self-absorbed as overheard soliloquies.'' (June)