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- DescriptionRepresentingthe earliest example of modernist fiction in Irish, thisnarrativefollows Micil O'Maolain, who has been hit by a car shortly after arriving from Galway to look for work. Emerging from the hospital, he has lost an arm and a leg, and his facehas been disfigured.He becomes a sideshow freak to support himself, traveling around England and even back to Galway, but he eventually returnsto London, where he dies, down and out, in one of the city's parks.
- Author BiographyPadraic O'Conaire was one of Ireland's greatest Gaelic writers. He was the author of several celebrated stories and verses.
- Author(s)Padraic O'Conaire
- PublisherPeter Owen Publishers
- Date of Publication01/02/2009
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPeter Owen Publishers
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight159 g
- Width142 mm
- Height220 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Translated byGerailt MacEoin
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