Separated from her husband, Ellen finds herself living alone in a city she dislikes - a place that denies her past and offers no hope for her future. Determined to change her life, she decides to go south in search of sun and companionship.
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Despite sun and sex'Review:
She writes . . . with prose that is scrupulous and lyrical, beautiful and exact. (Anne Enright Guardian)
Edna O'Brien is one of the greatest writers in the English-speaking world. ( New York Times)
No writer in English is so good at putting the reader inside the skin of a woman. ( Evening Standard)
Edna O'Brien is both brilliant and brave. (Ann Patchett)
August is a Wicked Month . . . is about motherhood, desire and learning to accept yourself . . . This is O'Brien's reality check on the summer romance. (Charlotte Tuxworth-Holden The Times)
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1967. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140027203
Book Description Penguin Books, 1967. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140027203