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0141041757
Paperback:Nora Webster:2015 Nora Webster
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Author: Toibin, 1955-
Publication year: 2015
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780141041759 0141041757
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Originally published: London: Viking, 2014
It is the 1960s and Nora Webster is living with her two young sons in a small town on the east coast of Ireland. The love of her life, Maurice, has just died so she must work out how to forge a new life for herself. As Nora returns to memories of the happiness of her early marriage, something more painful begins to intrude: memories of her own mother and what brought about the terrifying distance between them.
Additional information: 310 pages, 20 cm
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Reading Group review. I found it rather disappointing. Having read Toibin's 'Testament of Mary', which was brilliant and thought-provoking and made a real impression on me, this novel didn't reach the same heights. It is, nevertheless, well-written and clearly parts of it are autobiographical, but i
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Reading Group Shropshire
Shropshire
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