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The Flower of May

A novel by

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.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

September 1971 : UK Library Binding

Title: The Flower of May (Large Print Edition)
Author(s): Kate O'Brien
ISBN: 0-85594-585-0 / 978-0-85594-585-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: C.Chivers
Availability: Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

November 2017 : UK Paperback

Title: The Flower Of May
Author(s): Kate O'Brien
ISBN: 1-78497-079-4 / 978-1-78497-079-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Apollo
Availability: Amazon UK