The House Of Splendid Isolation by Edna O'Brien

The book tells the story of an old woman living in isolation in a grand but dilapidated house in rural Ireland. Her quiet life is disrupted when a fugitive on the run from the law invades her home. As she's forced to coexist with him, she begins to reflect on her own past and the history of the Irish people, leading to a complex exploration of themes such as loneliness, regret, and the struggle for national identity.

The 4729th greatest book of all time


Published
1994
Nationality
Irish
Type
Fiction
Pages
224
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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