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Edna O'Brien

Biography

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Interview with Edna O'Brien

 

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Edna O'Brien on the inspiration for 'Girl'

 

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Meet Edna O'Brien

 

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Edna O'Brien's acceptance speech: Lifetime Achievement Award 2012

 

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Edna O'Brien: 'I'm sorry books don't hold the same cachet as a pair of jeans'

Edna O'Brien, DBE is an Irish novelist, memoirist, playwright, poet and short story writer. Philip Roth described her as "the most gifted woman now writing in English", while the former President of Ireland Mary Robinson cited her as "one of the great creative writers of her generation".