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27%OFFEdna O'brien - The Love Object: Selected Stories of Edna O´Brien - 9780571282951 - 9780571282951
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The Love Object: Selected Stories of Edna O´Brien

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Description for The Love Object: Selected Stories of Edna O´Brien Paperback. Features stories of families, feuds, enchantment, disenchantment and the manifold bonds of love. These stories are about the tension between country and city life, the instinct towards escape and nostalgia for home; and always in shimmering prose. Num Pages: 560 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 35. Weight in Grams: 422.

The BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Edna O'Brien's The Country Girls trilogy begins in August 2019.

'Edna O'Brien writes the most beautiful, aching stories of any writer, anywhere.' Alice Munro

Spanning five decades of writing, and winning the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, The Love Object collects the most luminous stories by Edna O'Brien that have bewitched generation after generation. Here you will find tales of families, feuds, enchantment, despair, and the manifold bonds of love. There are stories about the tension between country and city life, the instinct towards escape and nostalgia for home; always crafted ... Read more

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Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
Number of Pages
560
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780571282951
SKU
9780571282951
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About Edna O'brien
Edna O'Brien has written more than twenty works of fiction. She is the recipient of many awards, including the Irish PEN Lifetime Achievement Award, the American National Arts Gold Medal, the Frank O'Connor Prize and the PEN/Nabokov Award For Achievement in International Literature. Born and raised in the west of Ireland, she has lived in London for many years. Her ... Read more

Reviews for The Love Object: Selected Stories of Edna O´Brien
O'Brien anatomises with a forensic eye the yearning for love ...these stories [have] extraordinary power.
Matthew Dennison The Times Every one of the stories included is a shining example of a master at work.
Lucy Scholes Observer

Goodreads reviews for The Love Object: Selected Stories of Edna O´Brien


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