Edna O'Brien


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Noun1.Edna O'Brien - Irish writer (born in 1932)
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Marian Keyes, John Banville, Edna O'Brien, Christy Moore, Anne Enright, Colm Toibin and Neil Jordan have also put their names to the campaign.
As Edna O'Brien said, the difference is that the Irish don't appreciate a good listener.
Runswick Bay, picture by Edna O'Brien, of Middlesbrough
I was inspired to write by many great Irish storytellers - Kevin Barry, Joseph O'Connor, Roddy Doyle, Marian Keyes, Yvonne Cassidy, Colum McCann, Edna O'Brien.
But it's not just a place for nostalgia - a quick glance at the current season's programme shows names such as Isabel Allende, Joyce Carol Oates, Paul Auster, Derek Walcott, Philip Roth and Edna O'Brien.
EDNA O'BRIEN once wrote a book called August is a Wicked Month.
Edna O'Brien is rightly famous as a writer of lyric prose, and though she is most known for her short stories and novels, the brilliance of her language is on full display here.
In a way, winter is the real spring, the time when the inner things happen, the resurgence of nature," says Irish novelist, poet, playwright and short-story writer Edna O'Brien, who has lived her life digging deep into the psyches and thoughts of women.
Irish writer Edna O'Brien said that the former 007 star advised her against trying the drug and claimed that the Scottish actor told her how his trip with psychiatrist RD Laing had a "freight of terrors".
Contributors include Edna O'Brien, Seamus Heaney, Anne-Marie Duff, Andrew Motion, Jane Horrocks, Cillian Murphy, Alun Armstrong, Eileen Atkins and Jonathan Pryce.
Jennifer Johnson, Thomas Flanagan, Edna O'Brien, and John Broderick all feature, along with the aforementioned Brian Moore and John McGahern.
Heaney as well as novelists Edna O'Brien and William Trevor, and poet Brendan Kennelly.