Katherine leaves behind a failed marriage in southern Ireland to find fulfilment in a new life in Spain. Moving in with a group of artists, she begins to discover her real self - and the country sheleft behind. Winner of the 1991 Irish Times-Aer Lingus prize for a first work of fiction.
2017 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award
Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Fiction
Tóibín , C. (1990). The South. London: Serpent's Tail.