Bernard MacLaverty

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Bernard MacLaverty

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Bernard MacLaverty was born in Belfast in 1942 and educated at St. Malachys College. He worked for ten years as a medical laboratory technician before taking a B.A. degree in English at Queen’s University in 1974. A number of his short stories were broadcast on the BBC and Radio Eireann in the 1960s and were later collected in Secrets and Other Stories (1977) and in later collections.

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