L.A. Kennedy

Beyond the story

By Nuala O’Connor Nuala O’Connor’s novel Miss Emily vividly brings Emily Dickinson to life, depicting her reclusive days amongst her parents and sister at their estate, the Homestead in Amherst, Mass., in the 1860s, as well as through 18-year-old Irish maid Ada Concannon, a fictional confidant for Emily. O’Connor picks her favorite Dickinson poems. Links …

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