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0141041757
Book:Nora Webster / Colm Tóibín.:2015 Nora Webster / Colm Tóibín.
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Author: Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
Publication year: 2015
Language: English
Media class: Book
Classification: 823.92
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780141041759 (pbk.) :
Notes:
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 it lacks passion and it is a little pedestrian.
12/10/17
Reading Group Shropshire
Shropshire
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Large print:Nora Webster:2015.
Author: Tóibín, Colm, 1955- author.
Year 2015.
Language: English
Media class: Large print
Publisher: Clipper Large Print,
Resource type: Physical
464 pages (large print)
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0241257700
eBook:House of names:2017.
Author: Toibin, Colm, 1955-, author.
Year 2017.
Language: English
Media class: eBook
Publisher: Viking,
Resource type: Electronic
1 online resource.
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Hardback:Nora Webster:2014.
Author: Tóibín, Colm, 1955- author.
Year 2014.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Viking,
Resource type: Physical
310 pages ; 25 cm
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Extremely well written with some beautiful descriptions. A realistic portrayal of family life in 196
06/04/16
Library Reviews
Surrey Live
0241962978
Paperback:The testament of Mary:2013.
Author: Tóibín, Colm, 1955- author.
Year 2013.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books,
Resource type: Physical
104 pages ; 20 cm
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Very surprising as everyone was very glad they had read this short book & enjoyed it very much.It co
06/06/16
Library Reviews
Surrey Live
0241257689
Hardback:House of names:2017.
Author: Tóibín, Colm, 1955- author.
Year 2017.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Viking,
Resource type: Physical
261 pages ; 23 cm
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