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The BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Edna O'Brien's The Country Girls trilogy begins in August 2019. Edna O'Brien's wonderful, wild and moving novel shocked the nation on its publication in 1960. Adapted for the stage by the author, The Country Girls, the play, is a highly theatrical and free-flowing telling of this classic coming of age story. This new edition of The Country Girls was published to coincide with its UK premiere at Chichester Festival Theatre in June 2017. Edna O'Brien's stunning new novel Girl will be published by Faber in September 2019, available to pre-order now.
|Publication date:||15th June 2017|
|Publisher:||Faber & Faber|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Edna O'Brien has written more than twenty works of fiction. She is the recipient of many awards, including the Irish PEN Lifetime Achievement Award, the American National Arts Gold Medal, the Frank O'Connor Prize and the PEN/Nabokov Award For Achievement in International Literature. Born and raised in the west of Ireland, she has lived in London for many years. Her first novels, The Country Girls Trilogy, will be dramatised on BBC Radio 4 in August 2019, and her new novel, Girl, will be published by Faber in September 2019.More About Edna O'Brien