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In the Forest

In the Forest

By: Edna O'Brien (author)Paperback

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'Her best book, and a modern masterpiece' Sunday Independent'One of the finest ever novels by an Irish writer' John Waters, MagillSet in the countryside of western Ireland, In the Forest centres on unwitting victims for sacrifice: a radiant young woman, her young son and a trusting priest, all despatched to the wilderness of a young man's unbridled, deranged fantasies. Edna O'Brien's riveting, frightening and brilliantly told new novel reminds us that anything can happen when protection isn't afforded to either perpetrator or victim . . . 'A savage portrait of desolation and rage, brilliantly told, truly shocking' Sunday Independent'Brave, sensitive, beautifully written' Sunday Tribune'A spare, compelling and compassionate novel' Guardian

About Author

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.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780753816851
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780753816851
  • weight: 272
  • ISBN10: 0753816857

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