Red Roses And Petrol

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Bloomsbury Academic, Jun 12, 1995 - Drama - 112 pages

A wonderfully comic play from one of Dublin's best writers:

In her home in Dublin, Moya is preparing for the funeral mass of her husband, Enda. From England and America her children are returning for the sombre occasion. But as the ghosts of the Doyle's past begin to materialise, the consequences are both profoundly disturbing and memorably comic...
Joseph O'Connor's previous work includes two highly acclaimed and bestselling novels, Cowboys and Indians and Desperadoes; an anthology of short stories, True Believers; and a hilarious collection of journalism, The Secret World of the Irish Male, which spent three months at number one on the Irish bestseller list.

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About the author (1995)

Joseph O Connor was born in Dublin. His books include the novels "Ghost Light, Cowboys and Indians "(short"-"listed for the Whitbread Prize), "Desperadoes", "The Salesman", "Inishowen", "Star of the Sea", and "Redemption"" Falls". "Star of the Sea "became an international bestseller, winning the Irish Post Award for Literature, and France s Prix Millepages, Italy s Premio Acerbi, and the Prix Madeleine Zepter for European Novel of the Year. His work has been published in thirty"-"five languages.

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