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About the book
  • Published: 28 August 2014
  • ISBN: 9781473510227
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 384
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The Magdalen


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Reissue of the Irish Number 1 bestseller.

Esther Doyle is a young Irish girl growing up in a small fishing community in Connemara in the 1950s. Her life is a stable one, bound by the slow rhythms of farming life and the joy of looking after her handicapped sister Nonie. But her existence is horribly changed when she becomes pregnant and is sent to the home for fallen women in Dublin, the Magdalen Laundry...

  • Pub date: 28 August 2014
  • ISBN: 9781473510227
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 384

About the Author

Marita Conlon-McKenna

Marita Conlon-McKenna is one of Ireland's favourite authors. Her books include the award-winning Under the Hawthorn Tree which is set during Ireland’s great famine. Widely translated and published, it is now considered an Irish classic. Her other books include bestseller The Magdalen.

She is a winner of the International Reading Association Award, USA and a former chair person of Irish PEN.

Marita lives in Dublin with her husband and family.

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Praise for The Magdalen

“This book pulls no punches...Marita Conlon-McKenna is breaking new ground with The Magdalen”

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