The South (Paperback)

By Colm Toibin

Penguin Books, 9780140149869, 240pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1992

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (12/3/2012)
Paperback (10/30/2012)

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Set in the 1950s, this is the story of Katherine Proctor who "flees husband, child and County Wexford (Ireland) for Spain. She, a Catalan lover, and another Irish emigre, painters all, fashion new worlds in their work while fighting past worlds in their lives." (Library Journal)

About the Author

Colm Toibin was born in Ireland and lives in Dublin. He is one of Ireland's best known journalists. He is the author of The South, winner of the Irish Times/Aer Lingus Prize. In 1995, he was awarded the Academy of Arts and Letters E. M. Forster Prize. He is also the author of The Heather Blazing and The Story of the Night.