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Author Name: Colm Toibin

Colm Tóibín was born in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford in 1955 and educated at University College Dublin.
He is the author of five novels: The South, (1990) winner of The Irish Times Literature Prize in 1991; The Heather Blazing, winner of the Encore Award for the best second novel in 1992; The Story of the Night (1997); The Blackwater Lightship (1999), shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize; and The Master (2004), shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and winner of the Los Angeles Times Novel of the Year and the Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger in France; and The Testament of Mary (2012), longlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2013.
Tóibín’s books have been translated into 25 languages.
 

     Books By Author :: Colm Toibin

   
The Testament of Mary
 -by Colm Toibin

In a voice that is both tender and filled with rage, The Testament of Mary tells the story of a cataclysmic event which led to ... Read More

   
The Master
 -by Colm Toibin
Colm Toibin captures the extraordinary mind and heart of a great writer. Beautiful and profoundly moving, "The Master" tells the s... Read More

   
Nora Webster
 -by Colm Toibin

Shortlisted for the 2014 Costa Novel Awards and the 2015 Folio Prize

Nora Webster is the heartbreaking new novel... Read More



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