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Down By The River Edna OBrien

Down By The River

Edna OBrien

Published
ISBN : 9780374143275
Hardcover
265 pages
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Set in her native Ireland, Edna OBriens newest novel explores the dark and torturous aspects of family ties. As Mary, the young heroine, tries first to conceal and then to escape her fathers fateful attention, she finds herself driven into anMoreSet in her native Ireland, Edna OBriens newest novel explores the dark and torturous aspects of family ties. As Mary, the young heroine, tries first to conceal and then to escape her fathers fateful attention, she finds herself driven into an emotional Styx. She becomes pregnant with her fathers child, and as her private - and redeemable - tragedy is dragged into the public realm, she falls prey to militant factions on all sides.