Girl Limited Edition – Signed Copy

Edna O'Brien

ISBN: 9780571357789


Signed Limited Slipcase Edition of Girl by Edna O’Brien

Hand signed by Edna O’Brien to the title page

Signed at the publisher

Limited Edition of 155 copies specially bound and signed by the author. Copies numbered 1-150 are for sale. Five copies numbered i-v are reserved for the author.

Printed on cream woodfree paper and quarter bound by hand with spine area in dark green book calf with title and author name blocked in gold. Front and back panels covered in dusky pink, laid paper. Endpapers in sage green, ribbon in dark greenĀ  and head and tail bands in fawn

Slipcase covered in mid-brown book cloth



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The new novel by legendary Irish writer Edna O’Brien

Captured, abducted and married into Boko Haram, the narrator of this story witnesses and suffers the horrors of a community of men governed by a brutal code of violence.

Barely more than a girl herself, she must soon learn how to survive as a woman with a child of her own. Just as the world around her seems entirely consumed by madness, bound for hell, she is offered an escape of sorts – but only into another landscape of trials and terrors amidst the unforgiving wilds of northeastern Nigeria, through the forest and beyond; a place where her traumas are met with the blinkered judgement of a society in denial.

How do we love in a world that has lost its moorings? How can we comprehend the barbarism of our enemies, and learn forgiveness for atrocities committed in the name of ideology? Edna O’Brien’s new novel pierces to the heart of these questions: and the result is her masterpiece.

Further Information

Format Hardback
Publisher Faber & Faber
Published 05/09/2019
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