I’m Jim McKeown, welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and biographies
Josephine Edna O'Brien was born December 15, 1930. She is an Irish novelist playwright, poet, and short-story writer. The President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, cited her as "one of the great creative writers of her generation." She has penned more than 25 works of fiction. Her stories are heartfelt, poignant, and breathtaking.