Changes and Dreams by Glenda Beagan

Changes and Dreams

Glenda Beagan

Character and landscape fuse together as these stories unfold. In a very contemporary world the one constant is the setting. This is the bedrock against which changing relationships and the values of the people who inhabit it are played out. A reflective read.

Extract

Yesterday evening she'd stood on the verandah savouring the view. Everything was perfectly still. She'd taken a deep breath and had drunk in the landscape, just as she caught sight of a kestrel's golden hovering, its sudden plunge.

Parallels
  • The Secret Self: A Century of Short Stories by Women by Hermione Lee
  • If Only: Short Stories of Love and Divorce by Irish Women Writers