Julia Ó Faoláin

Born in London in 1932, Julia Ó Faoláin studied in Dublin, Rome and Paris, and has taught translating and interpreting.

Her novels include Godded and Codded (1970), Women in the Wall (1975), No Country for Young Men (1980), The Obedient Wife (1982), The Irish Signorina (1984) and The Judas Cloth (1992). Her short story collections include We Might See Sights! (1968), Man in the Cellar (1974), Melancholy Baby (1978) and Daughters of Passion (1982).

Under the name Julia Martines, she translated Two Memoirs of Renaissance Florence: The Diaries of Buonaccorso Pitti and Gregorio Dati and Piero Chiara’s A Man of Parts.

She lives in Los Angeles.

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