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The Little Red Chairs

The Little Red Chairs

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ISBN
9780571316311
Published
02/06/2016
9780571316311
Format
Paperback
Price
£8.99
Paperback
320

About the Book

The legendary Edna O'Brien's tale of a mysterious stranger spellbinding an Irish village is 'the kind of masterpiece that reminds you why you read books in the first place' (Observer).

ONE OF THE SUNDAY TIMES' TOP 100 NOVELS OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

'Magnificent' (Sunday Times)
'Beautiful' (Financial Times)
'Enthralling' (Times)
'Extraordinary' (Independent)
'Astonishing' (New Yorker)

When a man who calls himself a faith healer arrives in a small, west-coast Irish village, the community is soon under the spell of this charismatic stranger from the Balkans. One woman in particular, Fidelma McBride, becomes enthralled in a fatal attraction that leads to unimaginable consequences.

'One of the most interesting and ambitious [books] ever written by an Irish author.' (Irish Times)
'One of the greatest Irish writers, of this or any era.' (Sunday Independent)

The legendary Edna O'Brien's tale of a mysterious stranger spellbinding an Irish village is 'the kind of masterpiece that reminds you why you read books in the first place' (Observer).ONE OF THE SUNDAY TIMES' TOP 100 NOVELS OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY'Magnificent' (Sunday Times)'Beautiful' (Financial Times)'Enthralling' (Times)'Extraordinary' (Independent)'Astonishing' (New Yorker)When a man who calls himself a faith healer arrives in a small, west-coast Irish village, the community is soon under the spell of this charismatic stranger from the Balkans. One woman in particular, Fidelma McBride, becomes enthralled in a fatal attraction that leads to unimaginable consequences.'One of the most interesting and ambitious [books] ever written by an Irish author.' (Irish Times)'One of the greatest Irish writers, of this or any era.' (Sunday Independent)
  • 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.

“The great Edna O'Brien has written her masterpiece.”
- Philip Roth
“Astonishing . . . A remarkable novel . . . A vital and engrossing experience.”
- James Wood, The New Yorker

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