Actress

Actress From the Man Booker Prize winner, a brilliant and moving novel about celebrity, sexual power, and a daughter s search to understand her mother s hidden truths.Katherine O Dell is an Irish theater legend As her daughter Norah retraces her mother s celebrated career and bohemian life, she delves into long kept secrets, both her mother s and her own.Katherine began her career on Ireland s bus and truck circuit before making it to London s West End, Broadway, and finally Hollywood Every moment of her life is a star turn, with young Norah standing in the wings But the mother daughter romance cannot survive Katherine s past or the world s damage With age, alcohol, and dimming stardom, her grip on reality grows fitful and, fueled by a proud and long simmering rage, she commits a bizarre crime.Her mother s protector, Norah understands the destructive love that binds an actress to her audience, but also the strength that an actress takes from her art Once the victim of a haunting crime herself, Norah eventually becomes a writer, wife, and mother, finding her way to her own hard won joy Actress is finally a book about the freedom we find in our work and in the love we make and keep. Free Read Actress [ by ] Anne Enright [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – tbjewellers.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 272 pages
  • Actress
  • Anne Enright
  • English
  • 16 March 2018
  • 1324005629

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  1. says:

    I ve been reading entirely too much genre fiction and not even the best of it, so a palate cleanser was due and nothing does the trick quite like a work of proper literature It may sound pretentious, but you know when you re in a presence of literary greatness, you just do You don t even have to love the plot, you can still appreciate the sheer beauty of language Somehow I ve never read the author, though she is quite well known and even an Booker recognized Well, Actress was a terrific I ve been reading entirely too much genre fiction and not even the best of it, so a palate cleanser was due and nothing does the trick quite like a work of proper literature It may sound pretentious, but you know when you re in a presence of literary greatness, you just do You don t even have to love the plot, you can still appreciate the sheer beauty of language Somehow I ve never read the author, though she is quite well known and even an Booker recognized Well, Actress was a terrific introduction to Enright The elegance of narrative alone, the seamless integration of language and emotions, the gorgeous vividness of the scenery And for all tha...

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    Thank you to Bookbrowse and W.W Norton for an advanced readers copy In return I will give an honest review I m a huge fan of Anne Enright One of my all time favorite books is The Gathering I ve also enjoyed The Green Road and The Forgotten Waltz So when this book was offered as a First Impression Review on Bookbrowse I jumped at the chance At first I was uncertain if I was going to like this book it felt different from her other novels but I kept reading and after a few pages into the Thank you to Bookbrowse and W.W Norton for an advanced readers copy In return I will give an honest review I m a huge fan of Anne Enright One of my all time favorite books is The Gathering I ve also enjoyed The Green Road and The Forgotten Waltz So when this book was offered as a First Impression Review on Bookbrowse I jumped at the chance At first I was uncertain if I was going to like this book it felt different from her other novels but I kept reading and after a few ...

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    Linda s Book Obsession Reviews Actress by Anne Enright, W.W.Norton Company, March 2020Anne Enright, author of Actress A Novel has written a poignant, intense and emotional story The Genre for this Novel is Fiction, although there is a feeling that it is a memoir or biography The author explores the complex relationship between a mother and daughter The timeline for the story is set in the past and the author s present when it pertains to the characters or events Katherine O Dell is Linda s Book Obsession Reviews Actress by Anne Enright, W.W.Norton Company, March 2020Anne Enright, author of Actress A Novel has written a poignant, intense and emotional story The Genre for this Novel is Fiction, although there is a feeling that it is a memoir or biography The author explores the complex relationship between a mother and daughter The timeline for the story is set in the past and the author s present when it pertains to the characters or events Katherine O Dell is an Irish actress that has also been on the stage in England and The United States Norah is her daughter and at times has...

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    The Booker Prize winning author Anne Enright tells the life story of a famous actress whose heyday was in the 1940s and 1950s in this latest novel It s narrated by Norah, daughter of Katherine O Dell, and she seeks to reveal the real woman behind her mother s myth Her mother ended up in a mental institution, and died in 1986, but what circumstances drove her to such a demise This novel is all about the finer details that make up a life, and easy it can be to invent yourself It also contrasts The Booker Prize winning author Anne Enright tells the life story of a famous actress whose heyday was in the 1940s and 1950s in this latest novel It s narrated by Norah, daughter of Katherine O Dell, and she seeks to reveal the real woman behind her mother s myth Her mother ended up in a mental institution, and died in 1986, but what circumstances drove her to such a demise ...

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    Thank you NetGalley and W.W Norton and Company for the eARC.Norah is recalling her mother Katherine O Dell s legendary stage and film career and what it was like to grow up with her It s a beautiful book sad, poignant and ultimately uplifting to me Her mother was a star loved by many in Ireland and as far as Hollywood, mesmerizing as both an actress as well as a singer Norah felt much loved by her mum, and was a quiet spectator of her stage performances as well as the many parties taking Thank you NetGalley and W.W Norton and Company for the eARC.Norah is recalling her mother Katherine O Dell s legendary stage and film career and what it was like to grow up with her It s a beautiful book sad, poignant and ultimately uplifting to me Her mother was a star loved by many in Ireland and as far as Hollywood, mesmerizing as both an actress as well as a singer Norah felt much loved by her mum, and was a quiet spectator of her stage performances as well as the many parties taking place in their home When Katherine descends into madness and eventually a harrowing death and the care Norah takes of her brought tears to my eyes The descriptions of life in 1970 s and 80 s Dublin, full of writers, directors and artists, was an eye opener The painful direction Catherine s life took because of her art, the getting older as an actress and the way it sucked the life out of her life made me glad I never had the urge to take to th...

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    Read in prepub Due out 3 3 20 An interesting look at how fame and celebrity impact the mother and daughter relationship told through the lives of B list movie star Katherine O Dell and her daughter Norah In some ways, the story goes exactly how you expect it will distracted, dissatisfied mother, daughter left to her own devices to figure life out In other ways, the story surprises you, quietly Enright understands the kind of quiet power that relationships can exert on those in the midst of Read in prepub Due out 3 3 20 An interesting look at how fame and celebrity impact the mother and daughter relationship told through the lives of B list movie star Katherine O Dell and her daughter Norah In some ways, the story goes exactly how you expect it will distracted, dissatisfied mother, daughter left to her own devices to figure life out In other ways, the story surprises you, quietly Enright understands the kind of quiet power that relationships can exert on t...

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Release Date March 2020 This book is going to be compared to Evelyn Hugo, simply because of its subject matter, but there the comparison ends Actress is a beautiful heartbreaking novel about the kinds of things women are forced to do in a patriarchy and what actresses are forced to do, as well as the overlap between the two Despite all this, Actress is mostly a hopeful novel Norah, Kathrine s daughter is the narrat...

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    I received a copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway.This is the second book by this author I ve tried to read, and there is something about her writing style that turns me off almost immediately Everything feels like one g...

  9. says:

    Fascinating story of a major actress of theater and Hollywood as told by her daughter The story follows her path through the years including both the good and the bad The daughter also shares her struggles during the...

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    I received an advanced reader s copy in exchange for an honest review A lyrically crafted story, flowslike an old Celtic legend than a novel, about a fascinating woman The trope of the taciturn child writing about her horrible celebrity mother has well been worn, but this book feels fre...

  11. says:

    Excellent novel from one of my favorite authors Well written story of a famous Irish actress and her life with her daughter Ms Enright deserves to be really be readoften Many thanks to Edelweiss for advance copy.

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