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The Temptation of Eileen Hughes (FSG Classics)

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Eileen Hughes, twenty years old and never before out of Northern Ireland, has arrived in London for a weeks holiday with Bernard and Mona McAuley, who are not only her employers but also, she believes, her friends. In Brian Moores masterful handling, this seemingly simple story darkens and expands, exploring the nature of obsession—both spiritual and erotic—with an elegance, anarchic playfulness, and imagination that recall Henry Green or Muriel Spark.

Synopsis:

Eileen Hughes, twenty years old and never before out of Northern Ireland, has arrived in London for a weeks holiday with Bernard and Mona McAuley, who are not only her employers but also, she believes, her great friends. In Brian Moores masterful handling, this seemingly simple story soon develops a depth that challenges the reader, exploring the nature of obsessionboth spiritual and eroticas well as the place of religion and morality in an age that seems to value neither.

About the Author

Brian Moore (1921-99) was the author of nineteen novels. He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and died in Malibu, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374532062
Author:
Moore, Brian
Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literary
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
FSG Classics
Publication Date:
20091131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.79 x 5.64 x 0.59 in

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Eileen Hughes, twenty years old and never before out of Northern Ireland, has arrived in London for a weeks holiday with Bernard and Mona McAuley, who are not only her employers but also, she believes, her great friends. In Brian Moores masterful handling, this seemingly simple story soon develops a depth that challenges the reader, exploring the nature of obsessionboth spiritual and eroticas well as the place of religion and morality in an age that seems to value neither.
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