Anne Enright was born in Dublin, where she now lives and works. She has published two collections of stories, collected as Yesterday’s Weather, one book of non-fiction, Making Babies, and four novels, most recently The Gathering, which was the Irish Novel of the Year, and won the Irish Fiction Award and the 2007 Man Booker Prize. IF IT HADN’T been for the child then none of this might have happened, but the fact that a child was involved made everything that much harder to forgive.
The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright (259 pages). Winner of the Man Booker Prize, this novel, set in Ireland, was called the "best fiction book of the year" by the Wall Street Journal and "best book of the year" by Vogue. The story of an adulterous affair, it is narrated by the egocentric "other woman" in a poetic ess style, mostly in flashbacks that jump between then and now, with hints of what is to come.
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As always, Enright is good at that, as she is at sexual desire, the "copulatory crackle in the air" between the two lovers. And she turns a sharp eye, and ear, on the cliches of illicit love ("We don't really know each other") and of marital accusations: "You never. The thing about you i. The lover turns out to be a serial adulterer and not much of a person, after all, and that blank at the centre makes this a thinner book than The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch or The Gathering.
Anne Teresa Enright FRSL (born 11 October 1962) is an Irish writer. She has published half a dozen novels, many short stories and a non-fiction work called Making Babies: Stumbling into Motherhood, about her time spent in Dublin's maternity hospitals. Her writing explores themes such as angels, family, love, childbirth, motherhood, the Catholic Church and the female body shape. She is married to Martin Murphy, who is director of the Pavilion Theatre in Dún Laoghaire.
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Anne Enright sits down with Hanna Tinti to discuss her book, The Forgotten Waltz. Amy Ryan reads an excerpt. Publisher Description. Anne Enright sits down with Hanna Tinti to discuss her book, The Forgotten Waltz.
The Forgotten Waltz book. In this extraordinary novel, Anne Enright explores the momentous drama of everyday life; the volatile connections between people; the wry, accurate take on families, marriage, and brittle middle age. In Terenure, a pleasant suburb of Dublin, it has snowed.