The BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Edna O'Brien's The Country Girls trilogy begins in August. Her stunning new novel Girl will be published by Faber in September 2019, available to pre-order now.
Since her debut novel The Country Girls Edna O'Brien has written over twenty works of fiction along with a biography of James Joyce and Lord Byron. She is the recipient of many awards including the Irish Pen Lifetime Achievement Award, the American National Art's Gold Medal and the Ulysses Medal. Born and raised in the west of Ireland she has lived in London for many years.