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Nora Webster

Colm Toibin

  • First edition
  • Signed by the author

All signed editions from Topping and Company Booksellers will be wrapped with great care in protective packaging and shipped securely via courier to ensure safe delivery.

Hardcover New and Signed First Edition, First Printing. Dust jacket is in fine condition.

We were lucky enough to have a personal visit from Colm Toibin, who signed in our bookshop in May 2015.

Nora Webster is a heartbreaking novel set in the late 1960s in Ireland. Nora Webster is living in a small town, looking after her four children, trying to rebuild her life after the death of her husband. She is fiercely intelligent, at times difficult and impatient, at times kind, but she is trapped by her circumstances, and waiting for any chance which will lift her beyond them.

Slowly, through the gift of music and the power of friendship, she finds a glimmer of hope and a way of starting again. As the dynamic of the family changes, she seems both fiercely self-possessed but also a figure of great moral ambiguity, making her one of the most memorable heroines in contemporary fiction.

  • ISBN 9780670918140
  • Title Nora Webster
  • Author Colm Toibin
  • Publisher Penguin
  • Imprint Viking
  • Binding Hardback
  • Publication date Monday 10th February 2014
  • Width 16.2cm
  • Height 24cm
  • Thickness 3cm
  • Weight 565g
  • Number of pages 320

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£18.99

All signed editions from Topping & Company Booksellers will be wrapped with great care in protective packaging to ensure safe delivery.

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