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At war

Author: Flann O'Brien; John Wyse Jackson
Publisher: [Normal, Ill.] : Dalkey Archive Press, 2003.
Series: Irish literature series.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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"At War is a collection of Flann O'Brien's columns written for the Irish Times under the pseudonym Myles na Gopaleen. Taken from the war years of 1940-45, these writings provide plenty of acerbic wit and persistent prodding of "the good people of Ireland." And in typical O'Brien fashion, no one is safe from his opinionated attacks. His oftentimes hysterical musings include discussions of theater, what it means to be  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Brien, Flann, 1911-1966.
At war.
[Normal, Ill.] : Dalkey Archive Press, 2003, c1999
(OCoLC)607377915
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Flann O'Brien; John Wyse Jackson
ISBN: 1564783286 9781564783288
OCLC Number: 52714506
Notes: Columns from the Irish times, 1940-45.
Description: 191 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. The Shy Child --
2. Education --
3. In Extremis --
4. Quaquaversal Luminary --
5. Montaignesque --
6. Urgent Ministry --
7. In His Own Country --
8. Into Infinity --
Acknowledgements and sources
Series Title: Irish literature series.
Responsibility: Flann O'Brien ; edited with an introduction by John Wyse Jackson.

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Intoxicatingly funny. . . . A priceless estate-sale of alien and gorgeous vocabulary. Timeless. --Nicholson Baker

 
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