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ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corp.) TV last night featured an interview by Gay Byrne with Edna O’Brien. It’s riveting watching, as they clearly like and trust one another. 304 more words
THE QUESTION WAS …..Which world famous novelist became Walter Mosley’s mentor, and encouraged him to start writing?
The answer is – Edna O’Brien. She was one of his tutors while he was taking a course in creative writing at City College in Harlem, New York. 65 more words
During my wedding weekend in Lincoln in June, Lincoln castle had some very important guests. they were a segment of the 888,246 ceramic red poppies that were installed in the Tower of London in 2014. 906 more words
The Little Red Chairs by Edna O’Brien
Genre: Contemporary / Historical
Publisher: Faber & Faber
My Rating: 4/5
Synopsis: When a man who calls himself a faith healer arrives in a small, west-coast Irish village, the community is soon under the spell of this charismatic stranger from the Balkans. 901 more words
Thursday NYT Crossword Puzzle — 8/4/2016, No. 0630, Orig.Pub. June 30, 2016
Welcome back readers! I’ve taken a few weeks off from blogging about the NYTimes crossword puzzle for personal reasons, but I’m back. 443 more words
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She could be fiercely passionate in their love-making, clutching his face between her hands or forcing his head back with a masculine kiss. When he embraced her he would often feel her hands wild and cruel about his neck and hair.