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Under the Rose: Selected Stories

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Description for Under the Rose: Selected Stories Paperback. Set in Italy, France, Ireland or the USA, this title features stories that unpick the casual brutalities of a patriarchal society or the delusions of sexual desire. It includes depictions of Irish or Italian hypocrisies, and also the male bastions of Church and politics. It can shock the reader with their sudden, serenely-accepted violence. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135. .
Julia O'Faolain is one of the most important Irish writers of the past half-century. Under the Rose is a selection of short stories taken from her many celebrated collections. These are stories about families and relationships, religion and politics, new life and mortality, and their settings range from Ireland and the USA to Italy and France. O'Faolain exposes the delusions of sexual desire, explores the failings of the Church and unpicks the casual brutalities of a patriarchal society. In an afterword, she considers the art of the short story and the influences that continue to shape her ... Read more

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About Julia O'faolain
Julia O'Faolain was born in London in 1932. Her novel No Country for Young Men was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. She was brought up in Cork and Dublin, educated in Paris and Rome and married an American historian in Florence. She lived for many years in the US, and now lives in London.

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