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The House Of Splendid Isolation

O'Brien, Edna

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ISBN 10: 0297814605 / ISBN 13: 9780297814603
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1994. Hardcover. Irish/ Ireland First Edition. Nice Copy in Dustwrapper. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # KDK0006632

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Title: The House Of Splendid Isolation

Publisher: W&N

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

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The author of A Fanatic Heart offers a timely novel that looks into the mind and heart of contemporary Ireland as an escaped IRA operative takes refuge in an abandoned house--until the occupant unexpectedly returns home. Reprint. NYT.

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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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