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Description - Girl with Green Eyes by Edna O'Brien

From eccentric Joanna's boarding house, predatory Baba roams Dublin looking for men to give her a good time - and dragging with her a reluctant Cait, worrying about her figure and wanting to talk about books.

Then she meets dark, long-faced Eugene Gaillard, a film director and for a while, Cait's romantic dreams seem to be fulfilled. But Eugene Gaillard is a Protestant divorcee and when Cait's father gets to hear of it, he summons a lynch mob.

Steering expertly between high romance, outright farce and the blend of them that is reality, GIRL WITH GREEN EYES is an original and joyful story of the gateway to adulthood.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780753821374
ISBN-10: 0753821370
Format: Paperback / softback
(197mm x 133mm x 18mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Edna O'Brien

Edna O'Brien is the author of 24 books. She was the winner of the 1993 Writers' Guild Prize for Fiction. In 2001 her novel, In the Forest - about a brutal murder on the west coast - caused a furore throughout Ireland and was the subject of a BBC Omnibus film.

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