Nora Webster: A Novel

Nora Webster: A Novel

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Nora Webster: A Novel

From one of contemporary literature’s bestselling, critically acclaimed, and beloved authors: a “luminous” novel (Jennifer Egan, The New York Times Book Review) about a fiercely compelling young widow navigating grief, fear, and longing, and finding her own voice—“heartrendingly transcendant” (The New York Times, Janet Maslin).

Set in Wexford, Ireland, Colm Tóibín’s magnificent seventh novel introduces the formidable, memorable, and deeply moving Nora… (more)

Editorial reviews (5 reviews)

Mr. Toibin lets Nora’s solace lie in the piercing, abstract beauty of music and in a quotidian generosity that always eluded her. “Nora Webster” is ultimately the story of why such gifts come at such a high price.

In its subdued way, Nora Webster is ultimately uplifting — and well worth savoring.

"Nora Webster" is a surprising book. It's provincial, gray, pensive, good-hearted and may actually be a perfect work of fiction. At the least, it's very very good.

Book Details  

Publisher: Scribner (August 29, 2014)

Collection: Scribner

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 3.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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