The Country Girls; The Lonely Girl; Girls In Their Married Bliss. London: Hutchinson, 1960, 1962 & 1964. All First Editions. 'The Country Girls' publisher's black cloth, title in gilt to spine, in origianl pictorial dust jacket design by Jullian Willet, dust jacket chipped with some spotting to pages ends and endpapers. 'The Lonely girl' and 'Girls in their Married Bliss' are both very nice clean copies in clean dust jackets, designed by Hofbauer and David Fawcett.
The acclaimed author's first three novels. A beautiful portrait of the pain and joy of youth, the ruin of marriage gone wrong, and the ache of lost friendship and love.
The Country Girls was banned in Ireland upon publication. This trilogy of Edna O’Brien’s remarkable early novels is more than just a harbinger of the stunning and masterly writer she has become.