The Country Girls is Edna O'Brien's first novel. Released in 1960, it is often credited with breaking silence on sexual matters and social issues during a repressive period in Ireland following World War II. and was later adapted into film. The Irish censor banned the book, shaming her parents; the family's parish priest publicly burned copies of the novel. She won the Kingsley Amis Award in 1962 for The Country Girls.

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  • The Country Girls is Edna O'Brien's first novel. Released in 1960, it is often credited with breaking silence on sexual matters and social issues during a repressive period in Ireland following World War II. and was later adapted into film. The Irish censor banned the book, shaming her parents; the family's parish priest publicly burned copies of the novel. She won the Kingsley Amis Award in 1962 for The Country Girls. (en)
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  • 823.914
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  • 0752881167
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  • A439530
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  • 223 (xsd:integer)
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  • 3365816
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  • First edition cover, showing Baba and Cait
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  • English
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  • 1960 (xsd:integer)
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  • Country Girls trilogy
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  • 1950.0
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  • The Country Girls is Edna O'Brien's first novel. Released in 1960, it is often credited with breaking silence on sexual matters and social issues during a repressive period in Ireland following World War II. and was later adapted into film. The Irish censor banned the book, shaming her parents; the family's parish priest publicly burned copies of the novel. She won the Kingsley Amis Award in 1962 for The Country Girls. (en)
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  • The Country Girls (en)
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