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William Trevor was born in Cork in 1928. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and has spent a great part of his life in Ireland. Since his first novel, "The Old Boys, was awarded the Hawthorne Prize in 1964, he has received many honours for his work including the Royal Society of Literature Award, the allied Irish Banks Prize for Literature and the Whitbread Prize for fiction. He is a member of the Irish Academy of Letters and he has bee awarded an Honorary CBE. His most recent books are...See more