Shane Harrison


Born in Dublin. Studied at NCAD, graduated with Diploma in Visual Communications in 1983. Worked in RTE, Hot Press magazine and North WIcklow Times. Currently employed in Wicklow COunty Libraries. Previously published two collections of short stories: Blues Before Dawn (Poolbeg 1993) and Benefits of Tobacco (Forty Foot Press 2007).

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The Benefits of Tobacco
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,840. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A collection of short stories by Irish author Shane Harrison. The fourteen stories are set, for the most part, in contemporary Ireland, but also range as far as the Yukon, Paris and the Mediterranean. Other landscapes of the heart and mind are here too as the characters in these tales grapple with the persistent themes of the human condition.