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A Pagan Place

A Pagan Place

Last 2 in stock
ISBN
9780571270309
Published
03/11/2016
9780571270309
Format
Paperback
Price
£8.99
Paperback
240

About the Book

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

After leaving for a religious community in Belgium, the young woman in A Pagan Place becomes lost in memories of her childhood in rural Ireland, reflecting on the rituals of village life, the people she encountered, the enchanting beauty of the landscape, the concept of home - and the shocking event that led to her departure ...

Edna O'Brien's stunning new novel Girl will be published by Faber in September 2019, available to pre-order now.

The BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Edna O'Brien's The Country Girls trilogy begins in August 2019.After leaving for a religious community in Belgium, the young woman in A Pagan Place becomes lost in memories of her childhood in rural Ireland, reflecting on the rituals of village life, the people she encountered, the enchanting beauty of the landscape, the concept of home - and the shocking event that led to her departure ...Edna O'Brien's stunning new novel Girl will be published by Faber in September 2019, available to pre-order now.
  • Edna O'Brien

    Since her debut novel The Country Girls Edna O'Brien has written over twenty works of fiction along with a biography of James Joyce and Lord Byron. She is the recipient of many awards including the Irish Pen Lifetime Achievement Award, the American National Art's Gold Medal and the Ulysses Medal. Born and raised in the west of Ireland she has lived in London for many years.

“Edna O'Brien is one of the greatest writers in the English-speaking world.”
- New York Times
“It's a feast of a book and, for all its central sadness, a great celebration of life.”
- Daily Mail

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