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Haunted

Edna O’Brien
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571264896
Date Published
04.02.2010
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Summary

‘A beguiling memory play of such subtle and elusive beauty, you feel it might disintegrate if you were to put your finger on it. But the action forms a delicate tissue of loss and regret as the bewitching Hazel causes Mr Berry to reflect on the wife he has lost and the child he never had.’ Guardian

Combines youthful freshness with a wise, rich, wholly lived-in quality. O’Brien digs deep, like elaborate crochet-work where the needles lance to the heart.’ Daily Telegraph

‘An enchanting exploration of desire and regret.’ Observer

Haunted premiered at Manchester’s Royal Exchange in 2009 and transfers to the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin, in February 2010 before a UK tour.

EdnaO'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, the PEN/Nabokov Award For Achievement in International Literature, and the David Cohen Prize for Literature. In 2021, Edna O’Brien was awarded the French Ordre des Arts…

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