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The Love Object: Selected Stories by Edna O'Brien. Faber and Faber, €31.50. Reviewed by Sara Keating.

12th October, 2013
Enda O'Brien writes about the emotional consequences of cultural repression.

The Love Object: Selected Stories by Edna O'Brien

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In her critically acclaimed memoir Country Girl, which was published last year, Edna O'Brien described her coming of age as an adult as an emancipation from ''history and martyrs and fields and the seven woods and religious maniacs''.

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