The Light of Evening is a newly reissued edition of the novel by award-winning author Edna O'Brien.
In Edna O'Brien's twentieth work of fiction, an elderly widow on her deathbed in rural Ireland tells the story of her life—a story of love, family, estrangement, and motherhood.
"O'Brien brings together the earthy and delicately poetic: she has the sound of Molly Bloom and the skills of Virginia Woolf." —Newsweek
“WILL YOU PIPE DOWN outta that,” Dilly says. “I said will you pipe down outta that Dilly says.”
Demon of a crow out there before daylight, cawing and croaking, rummaging in the palm tree that...