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7%OFFTomas O´crohan - The Islandman - 9780192812339 - V9780192812339
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The Islandman

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Description for The Islandman Paperback. Tomas O'Crohan was born on the Great Blasket Island in 1856 and died there in 1937, a great master of his native Irish. He shared to the full the perilous life of a primitive community, yet possessed a shrewd and humorous detachment that enabled him to observe and describe the world. Translator(s): Flower, Robin. Num Pages: 288 pages, 14 halftones, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JH; 3JJ; BG; HBJD1; HBTB; JFSL9. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 214.
Tomas O'Crohan was born on the Great Blasket Island in 1865 and died there in 1937, a great master of his native Irish. He shared to the full the perilous life of a primitive community, yet possessed a shrewd and humorous detachment that enabled him to observe and describe the world. His book is a valuable description of a new vanished way of life; his sole purpose in writing it was in his own words, 'to set down the character of the people about me so that some record of us might live after us, for the like of us ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1978
Condition
New
Weight
216g
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780192812339
SKU
V9780192812339
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Reviews for The Islandman
Part of a unique and remarkable Irish literary archive ... compelling.
Neil Johnston, Belfast Telegraph, 24/6/00

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