Albert Nobbs

Albert Nobbs

A Novella


Foreword by: Glenn Close

Format
Paperback
Price
$10.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143122524
  • 112 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

Long out of print, George Moore’s classic novella returns just in time for the major motion picture starring Glenn Close as a woman disguised as a man in nineteenth-century Ireland.

Set in a posh hotel in nineteenth-century Dublin, Albert Nobbs is the story of an unassuming waiter hiding a shocking secret. Forced one night to share his bed with an out-of-town laborer, Albert Nobbs’ carefully constructed facade nearly implodes when the stranger disovers his true identity-that he’s actually a woman. Forced by this revelation to look himself in the mirror, Albert sets off in a desperate pursuit of companionship and love, a search he’s unwilling to abandon so long as he’s able to preserve his fragile persona at the same time. A tale of longing and romance, Albert Nobbs is a moving and startlingly frank gender-bending tale about the risks of being true to oneself. With a foreword by Glenn Close.

Albert Nobbs

Albert Nobbs

George Moore, Foreword by: Glenn Close

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