My dream of you

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Michael Joseph, 2001 - Fiction - 447 pages
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The modern story of the writer, and the story of the mid-19th century divorce she goes to Ireland to research, are readable but I didn't find them very interesting. The interesting part was where she ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brandi - Goodreads

My first read was 8-13 May 2012. Second read: 20-25 September 2013. I added a star this time around; having read a lot more Irish literature in the intervening time, and reading it critically for my ... Read full review


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About the author (2001)

Journalist and author Nuala O'Faolain was born in 1940 and grew up in the countryside near Dublin. Before earning a postgraduate degree in English from Oxford University, she studied English as University College, Dublin and medieval English literature at the University of Hull. She had numerous jobs including a lecturer in the English department at University College; produced programs for Open Door, a community-access documentary department at the BBC; and produced current-affairs television programs for Radio Telifis Eirann. She started writing a weekly opinion column for The Irish Times in 1986. She wrote two memoirs, Are You Somebody? (1996) and Almost There (2003), and two novels, My Dream of You (2001) and The Story of Chicago May (2006). She died of lung cancer on May 9, 2008.

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