About the Book
The Making of Her is a page-turning mother-daughter love story, spanning the 1960s to 1990s, charting one woman’s journey to escape the legacy of the society that shaped her.
‘An absorbing, brilliantly paced book; I didn’t want it to end.’ Roddy Doyle
People were forever telling her how lucky she was. But what did people know?’
Dublin 1966. When Joan Quinn, a factory girl from the Cranmore Estate, marries Martin Egan, it looks like her dreams have come true. But all is not as it seems.