The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne

Product Number: EB00174935
Released: Jan 14, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781590174203
Publisher: NYRB Classics
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Description

The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne is an unflinching and deeply sympathetic portrait of a woman destroyed by self and circumstance. First published in 1955, it marked Brian Moore as a major figure in English literature (he would go on to be short-listed three times for the Booker Prize) and established him as an astute chronicler of the human soul. Judith Hearne is an unmarried woman of a certain age who has come down in society. She has few skills and is full of the prejudices and pieties of her genteel Belfast upbringing. But Judith has a secret life. And she is just one heartbreak away from revealing it to the world.

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Author(s): Brian Moore, Mary Gordon
Original Publish Date: Aug 17, 2011

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