From Rural Ireland to Swinging London

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As the author Edna O'Brien publishes her autobiography, she shares the story of her life with Andrew Marr.

She told Andrew about her move from the Irish countryside to 1960s London and how she began her writing career.

She added that she felt there had been a "coarsening" in society over recent years.

You can watch the Andrew Marr Show in full on the BBC iPlayer

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