Country Girls

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Faber & Faber, Oct 20, 2011 - Drama - 112 pages
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Edna O'Brien's wonderful, wild and moving novel shocked the nation on its publication in 1960. Adapted for the stage by the author, The Country Girls, the play, is a highly theatrical and free-flowing telling of this classic coming of age story.

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I liked this early Edna O'Brien trilogy, though many thoughtful readers in my book discussion group did not. Her dark view of Ireland, the stifling Irish Catholic childhood of the two protagonists ... Read full review


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Since her debut novel, The Country Girls, 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 and the Frank O'Connor Prize. Born and raised in the west of Ireland, she has lived in London for many years.

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