Published: 01/03/2013
ISBN: 9781780884653
Format: Paperback

Stephanie O’Brien is a natural born writer with a popular touch. The Price of Experience is a terrific read and a real page-turner, a very evocative and resonant piece, brilliant dialogue and descriptive writing, with absorbing atmosphere and period detail. The characters are drawn in depth and there is a great feeling of fate and destiny driving the narrative.’ - BAFTA winning author, John Foster more

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Stephanie Frances O'Brien is a 29 year old novelist from Dublin, Ireland but based in London since 2007. She splits her time today between London and her family home in South West France. Before comin... read more

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The Price of Experience
by Stephanie Frances O'Brien

London 1962 In the midst of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the onslaught of Beatle Mania, a young woman swaps a solitary home shared with a shell-shocked war veteran father, for university in the north of England. While there she meets mysterious Professor Fielding and the enigmatic Doctor Porter, two men who will change her life forever.

The Price of Experience is a coming of age tale about love, survival and sacrifice set against the backdrop of war, it tells the story of three very different lives irrevocably altered by one very simple choice...

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The beautiful face on the front cover of the book is Director and theatre practioner Lynne Raubenheimer with whom Stephanie has worked and collaborated with for many years.

The book has enjoyed the support of two internationally known writers, BAFTA winner John Foster and Hollywood screenwriter William Gray, who was assistant editor on the novel.


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