Nothing is Black

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Faber & Faber, 1995 - English fiction - 151 pages
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Nothing is Black is a beautifully told story of three women who find themselves in a remote part of Donegal at a defining moment in their lives.Wealthy and successful, Nuala has everything except the peace of mind she so desperately needs. She has come to stay with her cousin Claire, who leads a solitary life as a painter. Anna, Claire's neighbour, longs for a reconciliation with her estranged daughter.Through their stories, Deirdre Madden explores the themes of friendship, family and the nature of creativity, confirming her reputation as one of Ireland's most talented writers.

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About the author (1995)

Deirdre Madden is from Toomebridge, County Antrim in Northern Ireland. She was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and at the University of East Anglia. In 1994 she was Writer-in-Residence at University College, Cork and in 1997 was Writer Fellow at Trinity College, Dublin. She has travelled widely in Europe and has spent extended periods of time in both France and Italy.Her novels include

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