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Mad, bad, dangerous to know : the fathers of Wilde, Yeats, and Joyce —Tóibín, Colm, 1955- author.

"Literary Figures Award-winning author Colm Tóibín turns his incisive gaze to three of the world's greatest writers, Oscar Wilde, W.B. Yeats, and James Joyce, and their earliest influences: their fathers. In Mad, Bad, ...

Brooklyn : a novel —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-

In the early 1950s, Eilis Lacey leaves her widowed mother and charismatic sister behind in Ireland and heads for Brooklyn, where she finds a sort of happiness, but tragic news summons her back to Ireland, and she finds h...

The hour of the star —Lispector, Clarice, author.

"The devastating final work by Brazil's greatest modern writer, The Hour of the Star tells the haunting tale of Macabéa--a typist who lives in the slums of Rio--underfed, sickly, and unloved, yet inwardly free"-- Provid...

The master —Tóibín, Colm, 1955- author.

A fictionalized portrayal of the life of American author Henry James, focusing on five significant years in the author's life, starting in 1895.

Brooklyn —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
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In the early 1950s, Eilis Lacey leaves her widowed mother and charismatic sister behind in Ireland and heads for Brooklyn, where she finds a sort of happiness, but tragic news summons her back to Ireland, and she finds h...

Nora Webster —Tóibín, Colm, 1955- author.
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2015
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Widowed at forty, with four children and not enough money, Nora has lost the love of her life, Maurice, the man who rescued her from the stifling world to which she was born. And now she fears she may be drawn back into ...

The dead girls —Ibargüengoitia, Jorge, 1928-1983, author.

1960s Central Mexico, two sisters, Delfina and María de Jesús González, known as 'Las Poquianchis', run a small-town brothel. Kidnapped, drugged and beaten, their young workers are desperate for escape. The Dead Girls...

Mothers and sons —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-

A collection of short stories that explores the complex relationships between mothers and their sons.

The Blackwater lightship —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-

The story of three generations of an estranged family reuniting to mourn an untimely death. It is the early 1990s, and Helen O'Doherty, her mother Lily, and her grandmother, Dora, have come together in a crumbling house ...

Mothers and sons —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
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2008
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A son buries his mother and goes out to a drug-fuelled rave on a remote beach near Dublin. A mother sings about treacherous love to a rapt crowd of musicians in a local pub. Each of the nine stories here focuses on a mom...

The testament of Mary —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-

In the ancient town of Ephesus, Mary lives alone, years after her son's crucifixion. She has no interest in collaborating with the authors of the Gospel -- her keepers, who provide her with food and shelter and visit her...

The empty family : stories —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-

A collection of short fiction includes "The Street," in which Pakistani workers in Barcelona pursue a taboo affair; and "Two Women," in which a taciturn Irish set designer confronts repressed emotions while working in he...

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