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The Love Object

Edna O’Brien

The BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Edna O’Brien’s The Country Girls trilogy begins in August 2019.
This ebook features the first chapter of Edna O’Brien’s stunning new novel, Girl, published by Faber in September 2019 and available to pre-order now.

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9780571282968
Date Published
01.10.2013
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Summary

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

‘Edna O’Brien writes the most beautiful, aching stories of any writer, anywhere.’ Alice Munro

Spanning five decades of writing, and winning the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, The Love Object collects the most luminous stories by Edna O’Brien that have bewitched generation after generation. Here you will find tales of families, feuds, enchantment, despair, 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; always crafted in shimmering, unique prose.

This ebook features the first chapter of Edna O’Brien’s stunning new novel, Girl, published by Faber in September 2019 and available to pre-order now.

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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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