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The Best Of Frank O'Connor

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Description for The Best Of Frank O'Connor Hardcover. A collection of the author's works including "War", "Childhood", "Writers", "Lonely Voices", "Better Quarrelling", "Ireland", "Abroad", and "Last Things". "Childhood" draws on autobiographical writings to present a revealing picture of the author as a boy, the only child of an alcoholic father and doting mother. Num Pages: 528 pages, ill. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 138 x 40. Weight in Grams: 774 673pp. A comprehensive anthology of Frank O'Connor's work including excerpts from his stories, novels, biographies/autobiographies, travelogues, literary criticism, translations and magazine articles
The contents have been intriguingly divided into eight narrative threads that influenced and informed O'Connor's oeuvre. War includes the famous 'Guests of the Nation', set during the Irish War of Independence; Childhood draws on autobiographical writings to present a revealing picture of the author as a boy, the only child of an alcoholic father and doting mother; Writers bears witness to his literary debt to Yeats and Joyce. The stories in Lonely Voices movingly demonstrate O'Connor's theory that in this genre can be achieved 'something we do not often find in the novel - an intense awareness of human loneliness'; ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Everyman
Condition
New
Number of Pages
528
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781841593210
SKU
9781841593210
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About O'Connor, Frank
Frank O'Connor was the pseudonym of Michael O'Donovan who was born at Cork in 1903. Largely self-educated, he began to prepare a collected edition of his works at the age of twelve and later worked as a librarian, translator and journalist. When quite young he learned to speak Irish and saturated himself in Gaelic poetry, music and legend. When he ... Read more

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