Favourite Irish women writers

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Cathy at 746 Books is hosting Reading Ireland Month, and since I’m the lucky one who won the giveaway for Nora by Nuala O’Connor, it seems only appropriate for me to whip up a post about my favourite Irish women writers. I haven’t yet read anything by Nuala O’Connor, but I feel confident that she will join my other favourites because her novel Nora is the fictionalised love story of of Nora Barnacle, wife and muse of my favourite male Irish writer, James Joyce…

However, these are the Irish women writers who are my favourites so far.  Links are to my reviews:

Elizabeth Bowen 

The Heat of the Day, and a Sensational Snippet: The Heat of the Day

Mary Costello

The River Capture

The China Factory, Guest Review by Karenlee Thompson 

Evelyn Conlon

Not the Same Sky, and on the wishlist Skin of Dreams, Stars in the Daytime…

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Freelance writer and radio presenter

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