The Light of Evening: A Novel (Paperback)

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The Light of Evening: A Novel (Paperback)


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The Light of Evening is a newly reissued edition of the novel by award-winning author Edna O'Brien.

In Edna O'Brien's twentieth work of fiction, an elderly widow on her deathbed in rural Ireland tells the story of her life—a story of love, family, estrangement, and motherhood.

"O'Brien brings together the earthy and delicately poetic: she has the sound of Molly Bloom and the skills of Virginia Woolf." —Newsweek

Edna O’Brien has written more than twenty-five works of fiction, including The Little Red Chairs and The Light of Evening. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature, the Irish PEN Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Arts Club Medal of Honor, and the Ulysses Medal. Born and raised in the west of Ireland, she has lived in London for many years.
Product Details ISBN: 9780374538781
ISBN-10: 0374538786
Publisher: Picador
Publication Date: October 20th, 2020
Pages: 304
Language: English