My dream of you

Front Cover
Michael Joseph, 2001 - Fiction - 447 pages
4 Reviews

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - janglen - LibraryThing

This is an intriguing book which moves from past to present with surprising plot twists. People are forced to make difficult decisions and come to terms with the reality of their lives. Often sad but in the end accepting. Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

With her first fiction, memoirist O'Faolain (Are You Somebody?, 1998) offers an expansive work touching on the nature of passion, loss, and hope.Approaching 50, Kathleen de Burca finds her life a tidy ... Read full review


Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

4 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

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.

Bibliographic information