The Best of Myles: A Selection from Cruiskeen Lawn

The Best of Myles: A Selection from Cruiskeen Lawn

by Flann O'Brien

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The Best of Myles: A Selection from Cruiskeen Lawn by Flann O'Brien

"The best comic writer I can think of." S.J. Perelman

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781564782151
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publication date: 08/28/1999
Series: John F. Byrne Irish Literature Series
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Flann O'Brien, whose real name was Brian O'Nolan, also wrote under the pen name of Myles na Gopaleen. He was born in 1911 in County Tyrone. A resident of Dublin, he graduated from University College after a brilliant career as a student (editing a magazine called Blather) and joined the Civil Service, in which he eventually attained a senior position. He wrote throughout his life, which ended in Dublin on April 1, 1966. His other novels include The Dalkey Archive, The Third Policeman, The Hard Life, and The Poor Mouth, all available from Dalkey Archive Press. Also available are three volumes of his newspaper columns: The Best of Myles, Further Cuttings from Cruiskeen Lawn, and At War.

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