Edna O'Brien (2016 Event)

Philip Roth called it Edna O’Brien’s masterpiece; for John Banville it’s savage, tender and true; Claire Messud described it as arduous and beautiful. The Little Red Chairs is the work of a truly great Irish writer at the height of her powers. A decade since she wrote her last novel, O’Brien discusses an astonishing story that charts the consequences of a fatal attraction in this event, recorded live at the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Loading the player... if your browser supports audio and video it should appear in a few moments.
Download MP3

Enjoying this event? You can help us produce more like it.