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Talk of angels : a novel

Author: Kate O'Brien
Publisher: New York : Miramax/Hyperion, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A reprint of a novel on the lot of Irish women early this century when education was considered unsuitable for women. The heroine, Mary Lavelle, goes to Spain to be a governess in an aristocratic family and has an affair with a married man. The book was banned in Ireland when it was published in 1936 and its author died destitute.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Historical fiction
Love stories
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate O'Brien
ISBN: 0786861916 9780786861910
OCLC Number: 32429466
Notes: Previously published as: Mary Lavelle.
Description: 345 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Mary Lavelle
Responsibility: Kate O'Brien ; with an introduction by Mary Gordon.

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A reprint of a novel on the lot of Irish women early this century when education was considered unsuitable for women. The heroine, Mary Lavelle, goes to Spain to be a governess in an aristocratic family and has an affair with a married man. The book was banned in Ireland when it was published in 1936 and its author died destitute.

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