Foster confirms Claire Keegan's talent. She creates luminous effects with spare material, so every line seems to be a lesson in the perfect deployment of both style and emotion.
Foster is a thing of finely honed beauty and cumulative power, a story that deals in suggestion, exactitude and telling detail.
Guardian on Foster
Foster puts on display an imposing array of formal beauties at the service of a deep and profound talent [...] Claire Keegan makes the reader sure there are no simple stories, and that art is essential to life.
Perfect short stories.
Guardian on Walk the Blue Fields