A classic title in Edna O'Brien's Country Girls Trilogy - the first volume It is the early 1960s in a country village in Ireland.
Caithleen Brady and her attractive friend Baba are on the verge of womanhood and dreaming of spreading their wings in a wider world; of discovering love and luxury and liquor and above all, fun. With bawdy innocence, shrewd for all their inexperience, the girls romp their way through convent school to the bright lights of Dublin - where Caithleen finds that suave, idealised lovers rarely survive the real world.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
- Publication Date: 05/09/2007
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780752881164