Martha Long


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Martha Long was born in Dublin in the early 1950s and still lives there today. She calls herself a ‘middle-aged matron’ and has successfully reared three children. The Bookseller described her as a ‘truly gifted storyteller’ & Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple, compared her to Charles Dickens. Her seventh and final book in the bestselling Ma series will be published by Mainstream Publishing in the UK, Australia and New Zealand in September 2013. Her first book was published in North America by Seven Stories Press in November 2012.

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Martha Long, author of the critically acclaimed ‘Ma…’ series, releases her debut fiction title, Run, Lily, Run, on October 23 this year. 


Lilly and Ceily Carney are only seven and twelve when their mother is cruelly taken from them, leaving them at the mercy of the Church and the authorities.


This is a terrifying prospect in 1950s Dublin, where it is likely that the girls will end up in one of I...

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Average rating: 4.15 · 3,395 ratings · 238 reviews · 10 distinct worksSimilar authors
Ma, He Sold Me for a Few Ci...

4.19 avg rating — 1,793 ratings — published 2007 — 11 editions
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Ma, I'm Gettin Meself a New...

4.17 avg rating — 509 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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Ma, Now I'm Goin Up in the ...

4.35 avg rating — 248 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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Ma, I've Got Meself Locked ...

3.98 avg rating — 212 ratings — published 2011
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Ma, It's a Cold Aul Night a...

4.27 avg rating — 348 ratings — published 2009 — 8 editions
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Ma, I've Reached for the Mo...

3.85 avg rating — 129 ratings — published 2012
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Ma, Jackser's Dyin Alone

3.90 avg rating — 110 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Run, Lily, Run

3.09 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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Louisiana: The Land and Its...

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Keepsake Book of Love and M...

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Ma, He Sold Me for a Few Ci... Ma, I'm Gettin Meself a New... Ma, It's a Cold Aul Night a... Ma, Now I'm Goin Up in the ... Ma, I've Got Meself Locked ... Ma, I've Reached for the Mo...
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