Hokey conclusion doesn’t hobble The Real Liddy James

A lively little domestic drama

18th September, 2016
Anne-Marie Casey: revelling in the intricacies of small-scale dramas Pic: Fergal Phillips

Fiction, The Real Liddy James, By Anne-Marie Casey, Hodder & Stoughton, €18.60

The Real Liddy James is the second novel from Irish author Anne-Marie Casey, who cut her teeth on stage with adaptations of literary classics, including Charlotte Brontë’s Wuthering Heights and Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, both of which had sell-out runs at the Gate Theatre in Dublin.

It is Jane Austen, however, who comes to mind...

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