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Hamish Hamilton, 1995 - Fiction - 309 pages
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User Review  - Jannell - Goodreads

After reading Slammerskin and loving every bit of it, I wanted more of Emma so I decided to read Hood. I was hesitant at first because I knew it was about death and I really didn't want to read about ... Read full review

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User Review  - Niya B - Goodreads

Some may find this sad, but I rather enjoyed the text. The character sketches are neatly done, with enough information to keep things interesting without leaving the reader overwhelmed with useless ... Read full review



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Emma Donoghue was born on October 24, 1969 in Dublin, Ireland. She received her BA degree from the University College Dublin and PhD in English from University of Cambridge. Her first novel was Stir Fry and it was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in 1994. Her next novel was Hood which won the 1997 American Library Association's Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Book Award for Literature. Her novel Slammerkin was a finalist in the 2001 Irish Times Irish Literature Prize for Fiction. The Sealed Letter, published in 2008, was her latest work of historical fiction. It is based on the Codrington Affair - which was a divorce case that captivated Britain in 1864. This work was the joint winner of the 2009 Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction. She continued writing several award winning novels including the Room which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and on September 7, 2010 it made the short list.

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