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Mary O'grady

  • Author
    • Mary Lavin
Regular price £12.99
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  • Published: Nov 26 2004
  • Pages: 400
  • 203 x 127mm
  • ISBN: 9781844081950
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Press Reviews

  • Irish Times
    An impressive body of work
  • Irish Independent
    Beautifully and insightfully captured the reality of rural Ireland, just as remote working renews village life
  • Paris Review
    There's the brilliance with which her fiction gets at the stuff of human interaction, in all its awkwardness, in all the ways in which, muddled and mortified, this interaction will have to do us, because it's all we've got. There's the immense power with which she depicts the inner lives of women, particularly mothers and widows, women who have no reason to be anything other than honest with themselves about the realities of their situation. Lavin evokes those situations with sympathy and with candor and with, in many cases, a frank and delicious comedy