The Flower Of May By Kate O’Brien

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First published in 1953, The Flower Of May is bestselling Irish author Kate O’Brien’s portrait of a young Irishwoman on the verge of independence set at the turn of the century. Liberated by the death of her mother, Fanny Morrow immerses herself in the politics and culture of Europe, renouncing her strict, Catholic upbringing. The Flower Of May is a vivid and sympathetic picture of an Edwardian family and of an Irish-Catholic girl struggling for independence

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Bound in pale blue cloth (no dust jacket) with gilt titling and flower motifs over a black background on spine. There is some significant scuffing and shelfwear, particularly to front board as well as some sunning to the spine, as well as tanning to the edges and pages. Top edge of volume is tinted in blue/grey but appears to have been wet at some time, although the damage is limited to discolouration of a part of the blue/grey tinting. Hardcover. Published by The Companion Book Club 1955. Weight 307g

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Weight 0.307 kg