Saturday July 11, 2020

O’Connor delves into Victorian London for a beautifully told story

Nuala O’Connor’s portrait of Victorian London is deeply researched but carried lightly across the page

2nd September, 2018

FICTION: Becoming Belle, By Nuala O’Connor, Piatkus, €16.10

Becoming Belle is the second novel from Nuala O’Connor, who is better known as Nuala Ní Chonchúir. Her novels, short stories and poetry explore the emotional life of contemporary Irish women, navigating the terrain between adolescence, emergent sexuality and motherhood. Her style is sensuous, lyrical and uncompromising in its attention to the hidden details of women’s inner lives....

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

As a teenager, I loved my first experience working legally in the US. Trump’s abrupt decision to ban new visas will deprive many of our under-25s of a similar adventure

Nadine O’Regan | 1 week ago

The new reality means queues, lots of them, and it’s a test of character – so you’d better limber up

Nadine O’Regan | 3 weeks ago

The Co Tyrone teen is raising 37,930 tadpoles from a puddle in a field into froghood – and documenting it on the hottest social media platform of the pandemic

Emer McLysaght | 3 weeks ago