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Joseph O'Connor - Author


Joseph O'Connor was born in Dublin. His novels include: Cowboys and Indians (Whitbread Prize shortlist), Star of the Sea, Redemption Falls and Ghost Light. Star of the Sea became an international bestseller, winning the Irish Post Award for Fiction, an American Library Association Award, France's Prix Millepages, Italy's Premio Acerbi, and the Prix Madeleine Zepter for European Novel of the Year. His work has been published in thirty-five languages.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Joseph O'Connor

The Thrill of it All by Joseph O'Connor
The Thrill of it All
Joseph O'Connor
Shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2014. At college in 1980s Luton, Robbie Goulding, an Irish-born teenager, meets the elusive Fran Mulvey, an orphaned Vietnamese refugee. Together they form a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2014
The Star of the Sea by Joseph O'Connor
The Star of the Sea
Joseph O'Connor
‘A triumph... A spectacular breakthrough... it raises the bar for contemporary Irish fiction’ The Sunday Times
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2011
Ghost Light by Joseph O'Connor
Ghost Light
Joseph O'Connor
Joseph O’Connor, best known for his award winning (and Richard and Judy selected) Star of the Sea, has written, in Ghost Light an exhilarating, passionate and uplifting tale of love and loss. Based loosely on real events and set...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2011
Ghost Light by Joseph O'Connor
Ghost Light
Joseph O'Connor
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 27 May 2010. Joseph O’Connor, best known for his award winning (and Richard and Judy selected) Star of the Sea, has written, in Ghost Light an exhilarating, passionate and uplifting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/06/2010

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