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0670918148
Book:Nora Webster / Colm Tóibín.:2014 Nora Webster / Colm Tóibín.
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Author: Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
Publication year: 2014
Language: English
Media class: Book
Classification: 823.92
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780670918140 (hbk.) :
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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 ; 25 cm
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Large print:Nora Webster:2015.
Paperback:Nora Webster:2015
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Extremely well written with some beautiful descriptions. A realistic portrayal of family life in 1960’s Ireland. There are hidden depths to novel multi-layered, thought provoking writing. It is a study of the emotions of a family living through the bereavement of the husband and father. It describes the development of ‘Nora’ and the journey she takes to becoming an independent person after her husband’s death. At the same time there is a growing awareness by the family of the current political situation ie Irish Troubles in the 1960’s. Lots to discuss. Wide ranging opinions in the group. Rated 7/10 Horley reading group
06/04/16
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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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0141041757
Paperback:Nora Webster:2015
Author: Tóibín, Colm, 1955- author.
Year 2015
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
310 pages ; 20 cm
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Reading Group review. I found it rather disappointing. Having read Toibin's 'Testament of Mary', whi
12/10/17
Reading Group Shropshire
Shropshire
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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