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Edna O'Brien

Edna O Brien

 

Born in Ireland in the year 1930, Edna O' Brien is novelist and short story writer. Her works revovled around the feelings of women and their problems in the society as a whole.Some of her books were banned and burnt because of portlays of sex lives in their haracters.

Her works have fetched her many awards that included Kingsley Amis award in 1962,Yorkshire Post Book Award in 1970 and Los Angeles times Book Prize in 1990.She also won Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award

Bibliography

  • The Country Girls Trilogy (1987)
  • The Country Girls (1960)
  • Girl with Green Eyes (1962)
  • Girls in Their Married Bliss (1964)
  • August Is a Wicked Month (1965)
  • Casualties of Peace (1966)
  • The Love Object (1968)
  • A Pagan Place (1970)
  • Zee & Co. (1971)
  • Night (1972)
  • Mother Ireland (1976)
  • Johnny I Hardly Knew You (1977)
  • Mrs Reinhardt and Other Stories (1978)
  • Some Irish Loving (1979)
  • A Fanatic Heart (1985)
  • The High Road (1988)
  • House of Splendid Isolation (1994)
  • Down by the River (1996)
  • James Joyce (1999)
  • Wild Decembers (1999)
  • In the Forest (2002)
  • The Light of Evening (2006)
  • Haunted (2009)
  • Byron in Love (2009)
  • Saints and Sinners (2011)