The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne

The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne

Paperback, 223 pages

Published February 28th 1988 by Back Bay Books


is an unflinching and deeply sympathetic portrait of a woman destroyed by self and circumstance. First published in 1955, it marked Brian Moore as a major figure in English literature (he would go on to be short-listed three times for the Booker Prize) and established him as an astute chronicler of ......more


About the author(Brian Moore)

Brian Moore (1921–1999) was born into a large, devoutly Catholic family in Belfast, Northern Ireland. His father was a surgeon and lecturer, and his mother had been a nurse. Moore left Ireland during World War II and in 1948 moved to Canada, where he worked for the

, married his first wi......more

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