Edna O'Brien's classic trilogy, 'The Country Girls', 'Girl with Green Eyes' and 'Girls in their Married Bliss', together with an epilogue especially written for this volume.
The country is Ireland. The girls are Kate Brady and Baba Brennan. 'The Country Girls Trilogy' tells the story of their escape from countryside and convent out into the world, into the bright city lights of Dublin and, naive and reckless, into a whirl of flirtations and passionate misadventures. While Kate pursues romance and pragmatic Baba settles for a rich builder, for both girls 'married bliss' seems as elusive as ever ..