The Love Object

Edna O'Brien
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About Book

Winner of the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award

Spanning five decades of writing, The Love Object features stories from many of Edna O'Brien's collections; stories that have bewitched generation after generation. Here you will find tales of families, feuds, enchantment, disenchantment 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; and always in shimmering prose.

  • About 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.

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