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Deirdre Purcell - Author


Deirdre Purcell was born and brought up in Dublin, and educated there and in a County Mayo convent. Before turning to the writing of fiction, she lived through an eclectic set of careers, including acting, as a member of the permanent company of Ireland's National Theatre (The Abbey), and journalism for all media - for which she won Ireland's top awards.

If you like Deirdre Purcell you might also like to read books by Kate McCabe, Patricia Scanlon and Maeve Binchy.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Deirdre Purcell

The Winter Gathering by Deirdre Purcell
The Winter Gathering
Deirdre Purcell
It is December 2002 when Maggie’s husband walks out a week before Christmas – which also happens to be Maggie’s absolute favourite time of the year. Devastated, her friends rally round and soon a tradition of their Christmas together is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/10/2014
Pearl by Deirdre Purcell
Pearl
Deirdre Purcell
The long-awaited new novel from the much-loved Deirdre Purcell, author of several huge Irish bestsellers This is the moving and powerfully engaging story of three sisters, marked by a family tragedy. With three narratives that fluctuate over 45 years back...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/04/2011

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