A series of short stories in which the author returns to the Ireland of the 1940s, focusing on the loves, fears and ghosts of a rural childhood at a time when all convent girls were in love with Clarke Gable and lonely bachelors rode their bicycles down country lanes.
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Edna O'Brien is the author of 19 books. She was the winner of the 1993 Writers Guild Prize for Fiction. Her biography of James Joyce was published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in June 1999. Her recent fiction has been about Irish topics - religion, politics, property. In 2001 her documentary novel, In the Forest - about a brutal murder on the west coast - caused a furore in her native Ireland. It was the subject of a BBC Omnibus film.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140064184