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At Swim-Two-Birds

Author: Flann O'Brien
Publisher: Normal, IL : Dalkey Archive Press, 1998.
Series: Irish literature series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Dalkey Archive edView all editions and formats
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A Irish college student avoids studying by writing a novel in which the central character, a writer named Dermot Trellis, is attacked by his own characters--figures, including the Pooka and Finn MacCool, whom he has borrowed from Irish myth and legend.
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Genre/Form: Experimental fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Adaptations
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Flann O'Brien
ISBN: 156478181X 9781564781819
OCLC Number: 38112511
Description: xviii, 315 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Irish literature series.
Responsibility: [Flann O'Brien ; introduction by William H. Gass].

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At Swim-Two-Birds has remained in my mind ever since it first appeared as one of the best books of our century. A book in a thousand . . . in the line of Ulysses and Tristram Shandy. --Graham Greene

 
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