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The BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Edna O'Brien's The Country Girls trilogy begins in August 2019.

Banned in several countries on first publication, Edna O'Brien's August is a Wicked Month is a simmering, sensual tale of a woman rediscovering herself on the French Riviera. Separated from her husband and young son, Ellen leaves behind the loneliness of London for a new life of excitement and sexual freedom:a 'jaunt into iniquity'. However, she soon discovers that independence blurs into loneliness, especially when she receives some heart-breaking news ...

Edna O'Brien's stunning new novel Girl will be published by Faber in September 2019, available to pre-order now.

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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 . . . quintessential O'Brien ... This is O'Brien's reality check on the summer romance. -- Charlotte Tuxworth-Holden, The Times

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The BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Edna O'Brien's The Country Girls trilogy begins in August.
Her stunning new novel Girl will be published by Faber in September 2019, available to pre-order now.

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