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Nuala O'Connor

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Nuala O’Connor AKA Nuala Ní Chonchúir was born in Dublin, Ireland, she lives in East Galway. Her fifth short story collection Joyride to Jupiter was published by New Island in June 2017. Penguin USA, Penguin Canada and Sandstone (UK) published Nuala’s third novel, Miss Emily, about the poet Emily Dickinson and her Irish maid. Miss Emily was shortlisted for the Bord Gáis Energy Eason Book Club Novel of the Year 2015 and longlisted for the 2017 International DUBLIN Literary Award. Nuala’s fourth novel, Becoming Belle, will be published in 2018. www.nualaoconnor.com

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Joyride to Jupiter by Nuala O'Connor
"A beautiful and masterful collection of short stories. This book is one I'll treasure because it's brought me back to loving the short story again. At first I read too quick, like I was trying to race through a honeymoon and realised "why rush?" I..." Read more of this review »
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The Closet of Savage Mementos by Nuala Ní Chonchúir
"Lillis escapes the grey world of grief, and the ties that bind her in 1990s Dublin, and heads to a small village in Scotland where she takes a live-in post as a waitress in a Country Inn. Here she shakes off the memories and looks at life from a d..." Read more of this review »
The Closet of Savage Mementos by Nuala Ní Chonchúir
"Really liked this one. The main character, Lillis, flees Dublin and its memories of her dead friend to work for a summer in Scotland. However when she meets the much older Struan, things become more complicated than she expected. Subtly and wonder..." Read more of this review »
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