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The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch

The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch

by Anne Enright
CD-Audio
Publication Date: 12/11/2019
 

Beautiful Irishwoman Eliza Lynch became briefly, in the 1860s, the richest woman in the world. 

The book opens in Paris with Eliza in bed with Francisco Solano Lopez - heir to the untold wealth of Paraguay. The fruit of their congress will be extraordinary and will send her across the Atlantic on the regal voyage to claim her glorious future in Asunción.  

With the lavish imaginative richness of Márquez and the crazed panoramic sweep of Herzog's Fitzcarraldo, The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch is a bold and brilliantly achieved novel about sex, beauty and corruption at the end of the old world.

ISBN:
9781799745969
9781799745969
Category:
Uncategorized
Format:
CD-Audio
Publication Date:
12-11-2019
Language:
English
Publisher:
Brilliance Publishing, Inc.
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
171.45x133.35x12.7mm
Weight:
0.07kg
Anne Enright

Anne Enright was born in Dublin, where she now lives and works.

She has published two collection of stories, collected as Yesterday’s Weather, one book of non-fiction, Making Babies, and five novels, including The Gathering, which was the Irish Novel of the Year, and won the Irish Fiction Award and the 2007 Man Booker Prize, and The Forgotten Waltz, which was awarded the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.

She is the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction.

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