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Writer Edna O'Brien was born in Clare County, Ireland, in 1930 and attended Pharmaceutical College in Dublin. O'Brien, winner of the Kingsley Amis Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Price and the European Literature Prize, has written short stories, novels, plays, television plays and screenplays. She has also written for such magazines as Cosmopolitan, Ladies Home Journal and The New Yorker. (Bowker Author Biography) Edna O'Brien's previous works of fiction include "Down by the River", "House of Splendid Isolation", "Time & Tide", & "Lantern Slides", which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for fiction. Her book about James Joyce was published in 1999 & excerpted in "The New Yorker". An honorary member of the American Academy of Arts & Letters, O'Brien grew up in Ireland & now lives in London. (Publisher Provided)
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The Little Red Chairs 719 copies, 46 reviews
The Country Girls 708 copies, 27 reviews
Girl with Green Eyes 483 copies, 9 reviews
In the Forest 474 copies, 18 reviews
House of Splendid Isolation 416 copies, 9 reviews
James Joyce 331 copies, 8 reviews
Country Girl 312 copies, 14 reviews
August Is a Wicked Month 289 copies, 11 reviews
Wild Decembers 273 copies, 4 reviews
Down by the River 263 copies, 3 reviews
Girls in Their Married Bliss 256 copies, 6 reviews
The Light of Evening 254 copies, 10 reviews
Girl 231 copies, 13 reviews
A Pagan Place 223 copies, 5 reviews
Night 167 copies, 1 review
Saints and Sinners 157 copies, 3 reviews
Mother Ireland 145 copies
Lantern Slides 136 copies, 2 reviews
Time and Tide 130 copies, 1 review
The High Road 129 copies, 2 reviews
The Love Object: Stories 108 copies, 2 reviews
Casualties of Peace 83 copies, 2 reviews
Virginia: A Play 63 copies, 1 review
Returning 53 copies
Mrs. Reinhardt & Other Stories 48 copies, 1 review
Zee & Co. 35 copies
James and Nora 11 copies
Oggetto d'amore : i racconti 8 copies, 1 review
Haunted 4 copies
The Rescue 3 copies
Arabian days 3 copies
Girl With Green Eyes [1964 film] (Novel and Screenplay) 3 copies
The Paris Review 92 1984 Summer (Contributor) 2 copies
Shovel Kings 2 copies
Love's lesson 2 copies
A Journey 1 copy
The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories (Contributor) 384 copies, 1 review
Women and Fiction: Short Stories By and About Women (Contributor) 338 copies, 6 reviews
Mortification: Writers' Stories of Their Public Shame (Contributor) 281 copies, 4 reviews
The Penguin Book of Gay Short Stories (Contributor) 278 copies
The Pleasure of Reading (Contributor) 177 copies, 7 reviews
The Best American Essays 1995 (Contributor) 146 copies, 1 review
The Penguin Book of Irish Fiction (Contributor) 139 copies
The Penguin Book of Irish Short Stories (Contributor) 123 copies, 1 review
Mistresses of the Dark [Anthology] (Contributor) 113 copies, 3 reviews
The Penguin Book of Women's Humour (Contributor) 106 copies

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