Book List in Order:5 titles

  • The tale of Anastasia King who returns to her grandmother's house in Dublin after six long years away. She has been in Paris comforting her dying mother, who ran away from Anastasia's late father, her grandmother's only son. It is a story of Dublin a...


  • Reading Maeve Brennan is like watching a master jeweler construct a ticking watch from an array of tiny, inanimate parts. -Linda Barrett Osborne, New York Times Book ReviewSo good that I kept putting the book down to savor a description or perfect ph...


  • Of all the incomparable stable of journalists who wrote for The New Yorker during its glory days in the Fifties and Sixties, writes The Independent, the most distinctive was Irish-born Maeve Brennan. From 1954 to 1981, Maeve Brennan wrote for The New...


  • These masterly stories trace the patterns of love in three middle-class Dublin families, patterns as intricate and various as Irish lace. "Maeve Brennan's book is full of small miracles," wrote the New York Times Book Review. "The magnificent title s...


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