There is little doubt that Trevor is a master of his craft and perhaps the greatest living short story writer in the world today.
In all narratives, the reader finds moments of changing, moments that will make characters look life in the face and life will never be the same again.
Each of these stories is like a painting -- there is as palpable a sense of light in these incredible works as in any of the great works by Rembrandt.
William Trevor is one of my favorite authors, and I think his true genre is the short story. This book is a bit darker than some of his others, but I consider his work a must-read,... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Eileen Auerbach
After Rain is a stunning collection from a master of the short form. In these stories Trevor explores the themes of love, compromise, and above all loss, in its various forms. Read morePublished 16 months ago by M. C. Buell
This collection of stories is a fine example of outstanding short story writing. Each one is a little jewel unto itself. I've never been to Ireland but Mr. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Joyce Lawrence
A master .These short stories are a gift from one of the greatest writers ever.I would recommend it strongly.Love the bookPublished on April 6, 2013 by Dalia Dardik
What magical touch is this that one can always find at William Trevor's short stories? It is hard to define. Read morePublished on April 24, 2009 by A. T. A. Oliveira
Highly Readable, Highly Enjoyable. Just what you would expect from Trevor. In a clear and simple style he writes about ordinary lives, and when you finish you realize there is... Read morePublished on May 4, 2007 by a reader
It's a dismal commentary on the state of contemporary readership when this book has not been reviewed on Amazon for almost five years. Read morePublished on April 14, 2007 by James Biques
Reading After Rain has been an undiluted joy, and now it has taken up residence on my all-time favorites shelf.
Trevor deploys his vision and wisdom to enhance our own. Read more