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Liam O"Flaherty"s Ireland

by Peter Costello

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Published by Wolfhound Press in Dublin, Ireland .
Written in English

  • Ireland,
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • O"Flaherty, Liam, 1896- -- Homes and haunts -- Ireland,
    • Authors, Irish -- Homes and haunts -- Ireland,
    • Authors, Irish -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Ireland -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
    • Ireland -- Description and travel,
    • Ireland -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 123).

      Other titlesIreland
      StatementPeter Costello.
      ContributionsO"Flaherty, Liam, 1896-
      LC ClassificationsPR6029.F5 Z635 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination127 p. :
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL727475M
      ISBN 100863275508
      LC Control Number97116148

      BORN ON The Aran Islands in , Liam O’Flaherty was to become one of the most distinguished and prolific writers of 20th century Ireland. His first book, Thy Neighbour’s Wife, was published in and was followed by an avalanche of novels, short stories, and poems in English and as Gaeilge, as well as travelogues. Several of his books were banned by the Irish Censorship Board and his.   Author of Spring solving., The informer, Two Years, The stories of Liam O'Flaherty, Darkness, All things come of age, The letters of Liam O'Flaherty, Hollywood cemetery.

      Liam O'Flaherty () was born in the Aran Islands of Ireland. He performed a number of odd jobs before writing his first novel in Awarded the Irish Academy of Letters Award for Literature, O'Flaherty wrote fourteen novels, a number of short stories, and countless other works. The Informer was first published in Liam O'Flaherty New York: The New American Library – A Signet Classic, (originally published in ) Comments by Bob Corbett July The Informer is an extraordinary book; magnificently written, suspenseful, intellectually challenging and profound. It is one of the four or five best books I’ve read in the past several years.

      Collections include The Short Stories of Liam O'Flaherty (), The Pedlar's Revenge and Other Stories () and Collected Stories of Liam O'Flaherty. The following is an excerpt from the preface of Liam O'Flaherty's Ireland, a book compiled by Peter Costello and published by Wolfhound Press to mark the centenary of Liam's birth. I love the. A French edition of a satirical essay by the Irish author Liam O'Flaherty [ - ]. grams. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 6.

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