Anne Enright





Anne Enright


Born
in Dublin, Ireland
October 11, 1962

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Anne Enright was born in Dublin, where she now lives and works. She has published three volumes of stories, one book of nonfiction, and five novels. In 2015, she was named the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction. Her novel The Gathering won the Man Booker Prize, and her last novel, The Forgotten Waltz, won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.

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Ahead of the European referendum, we asked leading authors and thinkers from EU countries to write letters to Britain. Do they want us to stay, or are they ready to say goodbye?

It must be tempting to shut the doors and pull the curtains, keep the money under the mattress and think about the past

Let us not be fooled there is some better place, once we drift away. There isn’t. There is only the c...

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Average rating: 3.17 · 26,693 ratings · 4,478 reviews · 21 distinct works · Similar authors
The Gathering

3.02 avg rating — 14,540 ratings — published 2007 — 52 editions
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The Green Road

3.51 avg rating — 5,280 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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The Forgotten Waltz

3.12 avg rating — 4,108 ratings — published 2011 — 32 editions
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Making Babies: Stumbling in...

3.34 avg rating — 629 ratings — published 2004 — 11 editions
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Yesterday's Weather

3.35 avg rating — 510 ratings — published 2008 — 16 editions
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What are You Like?

3.33 avg rating — 317 ratings — published 2000 — 9 editions
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Taking Pictures

3.49 avg rating — 198 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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The Wig My Father Wore

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 221 ratings — published 1995 — 9 editions
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The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch...

3.09 avg rating — 192 ratings — published 2002 — 13 editions
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The Granta Book of the Iris...

3.91 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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“People do not change, they are merely revealed.”
Anne Enright, The Gathering

“I have no place left to live but in my own heart.”
Anne Enright, The Gathering

“We do not always like the people we love- we do not always have that choice.”
Anne Enright, The Gathering

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Ideal distance to live from your childhood home:

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100 miles
 
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10 miles
 
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Can't get far enough away
 
  495 votes, 23.2%

0 miles
 
  157 votes, 7.4%

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