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Edna O'Brien 1970s vintage paperback collection

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Stunning collection of eight vintage Edna O'Brien 1970s Penguin paperbacks. Gorgeous cover photos by British fashion and portrait photographer Barry Lategan. All books are in fair to good condition; no markings within but all have some wear to their covers. A beautiful set.

Edna O’Brien is an Irish short story writer, novelist, and playwright. She has won numerous literary awards, and is considered one of the greatest contemporary narrators of the female experience. Her first novel, The Country Girls (1960) was banned in Ireland for its bold depictions of female sexuality. 

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The Country Girls, 1971. Normal shelfwear. Some creasing to spine and cover. Some scratches. Some wear to edges. Heavy corner creasing. Black remainder mark on top edge of text block. No markings inside. Good condition.

Girl with Green Eyes, 1972. Normal sheflwear, some creasing to spine and cover. No markings inside. Good+ condition. 

Girls in their Married Bliss, 1975. Normal sheflwear, some creasing to spine. Heavy rubbing and creasing to cover. No markings inside. Fair+ condition. 

August is a Wicked Month, 1973. Well-loved copy with significant wear to cover and spine. Large creases to cover and slight slant to spine. Some scuffs and scratches to cover. No markings inside. Fair condition

Casualties of Peace, 1971. Normal sheflwear, some creasing to spine and cover. Previous price sticker on back cover. No markings inside. Good+ condition. 

A Pagan Place, 1979. Well-loved copy with significant wear to cover. Some edge wear and spine creasing. Large spiral-shaped scratch mark on cover. Some scuffing to cover. Previous price sticker on back cover. Some foxing to first few pages. Fair condition. 

Night, 1974. Normal sheflwear, some creasing to spine and cover. No markings inside. Good+ condition. 

The Love Object, 1974. Normal sheflwear, some creasing to spine and cover. No markings inside. Good+ condition.