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Product details

  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber; Main edition (24 Sept. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0571269435
  • ISBN-13: 978-0571269433
  • Product Dimensions: 16.1 x 3.1 x 24 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 168,811 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'[An] exemplary, pin sharp memoir.' --Sunday Times

'Edna O'Brien is a bewitching and remarkable talent.' --Helen Davies, Sunday Times

'Get ready to applaud, ladies and gentlemen, because there is no one like her. O'Brien, in her 80s, may look like an icon and talk like an icon, but she writes like the thing itself.' --Guardian
'Wonderful, crystalline and true.' --Observer

'An emotional roller-coaster of a book.' --Spectator

'Edna O'Brien's Country Girl shimmers with heart, soul and literary brilliance.' --Arifa Akbar, Independent, Books of the Year
'Compelling. [O'Brien] tells a story that is wild and thoughtful, full of glamour and considerable pain... riveting... [O'Brien] presents what amounts to a personal history of the past half century.' --Mail on Sunday

'The entire narrative leaves you with an enchanted feeling of having been drawn into a life of great internal richness.' --Irish Independent

'A terrific, gripping read.' --Irish Times

'Get ready to applaud, ladies and gentlemen, because there is no one like her. O'Brien, in her 80s, may look like an icon and talk like an icon, but she writes like the thing itself.' Guardian
'Wonderful, crystalline and true.' --Observer

'An emotional roller-coaster of a book.' Spectator

'Compelling. [O'Brien] tells a story that is wild and thoughtful, full of glamour and considerable pain... riveting... [O'Brien] presents what amounts to a personal history of the past half century.' Mail on Sunday

'The entire narrative leaves you with an enchanted feeling of having been drawn into a life of great internal richness.' Irish Independent
'A terrific, gripping read.' --Irish Times

'Get ready to applaud, ladies and gentlemen, because there is no one like her. O'Brien, in her 80s, may look like an icon and talk like an icon, but she writes like the thing itself.' Guardian
'Wonderful, crystalline and true.' --Observer

'An emotional roller-coaster of a book.' Spectator

'Compelling. [O'Brien] tells a story that is wild and thoughtful, full of glamour and considerable pain... riveting... [O'Brien] presents what amounts to a personal history of the past half century.' Mail on Sunday

'The entire narrative leaves you with an enchanted feeling of having been drawn into a life of great internal richness.' Irish Independent
'A terrific, gripping read.' --Irish Times

'Get ready to applaud, ladies and gentlemen, because there is no one like her. O'Brien, in her 80s, may look like an icon and talk like an icon, but she writes like the thing itself.' Guardian
'Wonderful, crystalline and true.' --Observer

'An emotional roller-coaster of a book.' Spectator

'Compelling. [O'Brien] tells a story that is wild and thoughtful, full of glamour and considerable pain... riveting... [O'Brien] presents what amounts to a personal history of the past half century.' Mail on Sunday

'The entire narrative leaves you with an enchanted feeling of having been drawn into a life of great internal richness.' Irish Independent
'A terrific, gripping read.' --Irish Times

Book Description

Edna O'Brien's Country Girl is an astonishingly honest and compelling memoir from one the greatest names in twentieth century literature.

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