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Author: Joseph O'Connor
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dublin 1907, a city of whispered rumours. A young actress begins an affair with a damaged older man, the leading playwright at the theatre where she works. Rebellious and flirtatious, Molly Allgood is a girl of the inner city tenements, dreaming of stardom in America. She has dozens of admirers but in the backstage of her life there is a secret. Her lover, John Synge, is a troubled genius, the son of a once  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Contemporary fiction
General fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph O'Connor
ISBN: 9780436205712 0436205718 9781846553523 1846553520
OCLC Number: 520727901
Description: 246 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Joseph O'Connor.

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It's Dublin 1907, a city of whispered rumours. Rebellious and flirtatious, Molly Allgood is a girl of the inner city tenements, dreaming of stardom in America. She has dozens of admirers but in the  Read more...

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