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The Portable Virgin
by Anne Enright

RRP €9.95

The Portable Virgin
by Author Name Anne Enright

Book details for title
List Price:9.95
Format: Paperback, 199 x 130 x 12mm, 192pp
Publication date: 03 Sep 1998
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN-13: 9780099437390

Description

The characters in this fierce and witty first collection of stories stand at an oblique angle to society. Full of desire, but out of kilter, their response to a dislocated reality is mutinous, wild, unforgettable.

Reviews

"Witty and acerbic...unusual and elegant. She is a writer to watch" Today "Introduces a new voice in Irish fiction...a quirky, subversive, original wit and an imaginative linguistic fluency which must be interpreted as the consolidation of a new literary maturity" -- Eileen Battersby Irish Times "In sentence after sentence as cool and clear-headed as the moment a migraine lifts, these pained, precise, disquieting stories restore to us the strangeness of the lives we follow beneath the surface of the lives we lead. The Portable Virgin is a remarkable debut" -- Aidan Matthews "A great new Irish talent which we're bound to enjoy again. I can't wait" Irish Indepedent