Edna o'brien

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O'Brien (əˈbraɪən)
 
n
1.  Conor Cruise. born 1917, Irish diplomat and writer. As an Irish Labour MP he served in the coalition government of 1973--77, becoming a senator (1977--79). He edited the Observer (1978--81)
2.  Edna. born 1936, Irish novelist. Her books include The Country Girls (1960), Johnny I Hardly Knew You (1977), and In the Forest (2002)
3.  Flann, real name Brian O'Nolan. 1911--66, Irish novelist and journalist. His novels include At Swim-Two-Birds (1939) and the posthumously published The Third Policeman (1967). As Myles na Gopaleen he wrote a satirical column for the Irish Times
4.  Kerry. born 1945. Australian journalist and broadcaster

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edna o'brien

Irish novelist, short-story writer, and screenwriter whose work has been noted for its portrayal of women, evocative description, and sexual candour. Like the works of her predecessors James Joyce and Frank O'Connor, some of her books have been banned in Ireland.

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