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Daughters of Passion : Faber Stories - Julia O'Faolain

Daughters of Passion

Faber Stories

Paperback Published: 3rd June 2019
ISBN: 9780571351947
Number Of Pages: 64

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Faber 90th Stories brings together some of our finest short stories, past, present and future.

Her story was this: she had been an orphan, her mother probably a whore. Brought up by nuns, she had lost her faith, found another, fought for it and been imprisoned. This was inexact but serviceable.

On the twelfth day of her hunger strike, Maggy is unable to tell the difference between what is real and what is imagined. That's true of what brought her here too: was she IRA, or did she just take risks for the sake of a friend?

Julia O'Faolain paints a portrait of young Irish girls and their unseverable connection, showing solidarity in places politics cannot reach.

About the Author

Julia O'Faolain was born in London in 1932. Her novel No Country for Young Men was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. She was brought up in Cork and Dublin, educated in Paris and Rome and married an American historian in Florence. She lived for many years in the US, and now lives in London.

ISBN: 9780571351947
ISBN-10: 0571351948
Series: Faber Stories
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 3rd June 2019
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 16.0 x 11.1  x 0.5
Weight (kg): 0.06

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