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❴Read❵ ➳ Miss Emily Author Nuala O'Connor – Saudionline.co.uk Emily Dickinson’s life is reimagined in her own voice and through eyes of a young Irish maid—an enchanting novel in the spirit of Longbourn and Mrs PoeAda Concannon’s first day in America is a s❴Read❵ ➳ Miss Emily Author Nuala O'Connor – Saudionline.co.uk Emily Dickinson’s life is reimagined in her own voice and through eyes of a young Irish maid—an enchanting novel in the spirit of Longbourn and Mrs PoeAda Concannon’s first day in America is a s Emily Dickinson’s life is reimagined in her own voice and through eyes of a young Irish maid—an enchanting novel in t.

miss mobile emily mobile Miss Emily KindleHe spirit of Longbourn and Mrs PoeAda Concannon’s first day in America is a success She’s the new maid for the respected but eccentric Dickinson family of Amherst Massachusetts Despite the differences in age and class eighteen year old Ada “a neat little Irish person fresh off the boat” strikes up a deep freindship with Miss Emily the gifted elder daughter living a spinster’s life at home Emily is a ba.


He spirit of Longbourn and Mrs PoeAda Concannon’s first day in America is a success She’s the new maid for the respected but eccentric Dickinson family of Amherst Massachusetts Despite the differences in age and class eighteen year old Ada “a neat little Irish person fresh off the boat” strikes up a deep freindship with Miss Emily the gifted elder daughter living a spinster’s life at home Emily is a ba.

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10 thoughts on “Miss Emily

  1. Juliet Juliet says:

    Paperback ✓ Miss Emily PDF/EPUB Á miss mobile, emily mobile, Miss Emily KindleA beautifully written short novel about an imagined friendship between the reclusive poet Emily Dickinson and a fictional young Irish maid Ada Colcannon who comes to work for the Dickinson family Chapters alternate between the points of view of Emily and Ada with the two voices captured perfectly in O'Connor's evocative prose The roles of women of different classes and the limitations on their freedom are integral to a story which balances cruel and violent events with acts of friendship hope and kindness Four and a half stars from me a pity Goodreads doesn't allow half stars


  2. Margaret Madden Margaret Madden says:

    Paperback ✓ Miss Emily PDF/EPUB Á miss mobile, emily mobile, Miss Emily KindleEmily Dickinson loves words than people She notices the beauty in the minutia of nature and sees random darkness of the world around her Quite content to remain within the confines of her house and gardens in Amhurst she adores her friend Susan is indifferent to her family and whiles away her hours writing verse in her bedroom However when a new maid arrives from Ireland she is strangely drawn to her chatty and inquisi


  3. ERIN SCHMIDT ERIN SCHMIDT says:

    Paperback ✓ Miss Emily PDF/EPUB Á miss mobile, emily mobile, Miss Emily KindleFirst a caveat this will be a very difficult book to read for anyone who is sensitive to depictions of sexual assault An inciden


  4. Rebecca Rebecca says:

    Paperback ✓ Miss Emily PDF/EPUB Á miss mobile, emily mobile, Miss Emily KindleI’m a sucker for novels based on the lives of historical writers Emily Dickinson’s Amherst is an inviting setting and the alternating first person voices of Emily and the family’s Irish maid Ada Concannon are both well realized However the plot soon gets mired in the melodrama of a wrong done to Ada in the Dickinson household which results in a crisis that – you guessed it – requires the reclusive Emily to leave the house After reading I remained greedy for of Emily’s inner life and poetry There are a


  5. Audra Unabridged Chick Audra Unabridged Chick says:

    Paperback ✓ Miss Emily PDF/EPUB Á miss mobile, emily mobile, Miss Emily KindleThis lovely slender novels imagines a friendship between poet Emily Dickinson and their Irish maid Ada ConcannonI was immediately taken with this book as both Ada and Emily are charming and captivating The chapters alternate between their viewpoints as the story of their friendship and the dramas around them unfold O'Connor's Emily grabbed me immediately an intellectually curious woman happy to be in her home moved by the wilds of nature and the passions of the heart She hovers in the kitchen for sweets and bakes as a way to shower love on those around her she composes in secret and doles out her poems carefullyAda is a willing audience a teenager fresh from Ireland bemused by Emily The Dickinsons are a kind family to work for and she thrives in their home yet heartache sti


  6. Claire Claire says:

    Paperback ✓ Miss Emily PDF/EPUB Á miss mobile, emily mobile, Miss Emily KindleAda Concannon the eldest of 7 children possesses an energetic zest for life that was unappreciated by her previous employer upon being demoted to scullery maid she decides to seek her fortune elsewhere taking a passage on the boat to New England where her Aunt Mary Uncle Michael and a couple of not too friendly cousins resideShe lands on her feet with a job at the Dickinson household a family of four with the spinster sisters Vinnie and Emily neighbout to their somewhat gruff he was a treasure when he was younger recalls Emily brother Austin who is married to Sue one Emily appears to not very convincingly pine forEmily is reluctant to leave the house preferring words to company and attaches herself to Ada the kitchen being one of her preferred refuges thus friendship with the housemaid most importantHer friendship with the maid flouts convention and


  7. Mary Lou Mary Lou says:

    Paperback ✓ Miss Emily PDF/EPUB Á miss mobile, emily mobile, Miss Emily KindleThis novel tells the story of a friendship which develops between the reclusive poet Emily Dickinson and the new Irish maid in her household recently immigrated to AmericaIn all aspects it is pure d


  8. Aisling Aisling says:

    Paperback ✓ Miss Emily PDF/EPUB Á miss mobile, emily mobile, Miss Emily KindleNuala O'Connor Nuala Ni Chonchuir writes much as Emily Dickinson did with an economy of words that paint a vivid and lasting picture This book is a fictional but clearly well researched glimpse into one year of Emily Dickinson's life The novel alternates between Emily's voice including her poetry and thoughts on writing Amherst and being a recluse and the experiences of a new Irish immigrant who works as a ma


  9. Marisa Marisa says:

    Paperback ✓ Miss Emily PDF/EPUB Á miss mobile, emily mobile, Miss Emily KindleWhile this novel is beautifully written I wound up not enjoying it as much as I’d expected to The pace is pretty slow and honestly I’m tired of rape being used as a plot device There are a number of historical novels out there that deal wi


  10. Wisewebwoman Wisewebwoman says:

    Paperback ✓ Miss Emily PDF/EPUB Á miss mobile, emily mobile, Miss Emily KindleNuala brilliantly captures the 19th century atmosphere in the home of Emily Dickenson the poet and her relationships with her sister in law and her new Irish maidHer writing is particularly tender in the observation of the small detailsThe rape scene is horrific but is signalled well ahead of the incident55


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