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Nora Webster – by Colm Toibin
From one of contemporary literature’s bestselling, critically acclaimed and beloved authors, the magnificent, instant New York Times bestselling novel set in Ireland, is about a fiercely compelling young widow and mother of four, navigating grief and fear, struggling for hope.
Set in Wexford, Ireland, Colm Tóibín’s superb seventh novel introduces the formidable, memorable and deeply moving Nora Webster. 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 it. Wounded, strong-willed, and clinging to secrecy in a tiny community where everyone knows your business, Nora is drowning in her own sorrow and blind to the suffering of her young sons, who have lost their father. Yet she has moments of stunning empathy and kindness, and when she begins to sing again, after decades, she finds solace, engagement, a haven—herself.
A hardcover edition with dark grey boards, red lettering and unclipped, illustrated dust cover. There is some water damage to the back bottom edge of the dust cover and some spotting to the front of the dust cover. There is some slight toning but the text is clear and legible. The pages have uncut edges.
Now in a clear, removable cover to protect from damage.
Publisher: Scribner, New York.
Publication Date: 2014.
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