O'Brien, Edna

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O'Brien, Edna Gender: F
born on 15 December 1930 at 22:30 (= 10:30 PM )
Place Tuamgraney, Ireland, 53n31, 8w50
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 23°15' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 02°56 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 04°20'


Irish-American writer, a novelist, playwright, screenwriter and TV scriptwriter. The champion of women, she writes especially of sexual repression, stress, loneliness and longing, with prevailing themes of love and loss. Her work of some 29 stories includes "A Fanatic Heart," 1984.

O'Brian married author Ernst Gebler 1952-1967; two sons. After graduating from the Pharmaceutical College of Ireland she lived in London for over 25 years before moving to New York, NY.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Relationship : Marriage 1952 (15 year marriage, Ernst Gebler)

Source Notes

LMR quotes a colleague from her, "between 10:00 and 11:00 PM." (Contemporary Authors gives 1936)


  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (Married 15 years)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two sons)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (London 25 years then NYC)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women