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Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne

Brian Moore

Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne

by Brian Moore

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Published by Back Bay Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10427877M
    ISBN 100316579815
    ISBN 109780316579810

      Having acquired, via the wonders of online marketplaces, copies of all of Brian Moore’s books recently – over half are out of print – I thought it was time to return to his debut, The Lonely Passion of Judith remains his most famous book, even though the over-explanatory title was added only on release of the film version in for the first 34 . Judith Hearne Judith Hearne, a forty-year-old, unmarried, poor, and plain woman without family. She lives at Mrs. Henry (May) Rice’s boardinghouse, the latest in a .

      While Judith is the star of the show Brian Moore gives us two especially distasteful characters in the shape of the morally questionable James Madden and the landlady’s slobbish son Bernard. Without question, this is a book to savour. The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne: End Notes. I read this novel as part of my Classics Club project. The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne was the book that made Brian Moore’s literary reputation and established him as an unflinching chronicler of the human soul. Moore’s deep sympathy and immense skill make this story of an ordinary woman confronting the limitations of her life an unforgettable one.

    The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne by Brian Moore Brian Moore: born 25 August died 11 January On its surface, this novel centers on the obsessive quest of a middle-aged woman to marry her landlady’s brother. We are especially pleased to announce the publication of The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne, selected by The Guardian as one of 1, novels you must read before you die. Take advantage of a limited 25% discount on this most recent NYRB Classic, and discover the elegant craft of Brian Moore’s debut novel that launched his distinguished literary career.


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Despite having those published those earlier pulp novels, The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne was technically considered Brian Moore’s first book for which it was awarded the Author’s Club of Great Britain First Novel Award.

Inthe novel was adapted into a film for which Maggie Smith won the British equivalent of the Best Actress. Directed by Jack Clayton.

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The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne is an excellent novel because Moore is astute. The characters are brilliantly drawn and explored. We see all of their foibles which, at times, is quite funny. The ending however was heartbreaking. In The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne, Moore’s first novel, he introduces all the themes that will flower in his distinguished takes a large risk by making his protagonist an.

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The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne is an unflinching and deeply sympathetic portrait of a woman destroyed by self and published init 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 the human soul.

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[Brian Moore; Frances Tomelty] -- Piano teacher Judith meets James Madden and decides he would make a suitable husband. Brian Moore was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in He served with the Ministry of War in North Africa, Italy, and France during the Second World War. He emigrated to Canada in and worked as a newspaper reporter for the Montreal Gazette from until While living in Canada, Moore wrote his first three novels, The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne, The Feast /5(55).

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