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The third policeman : a novel

Author: Flann O'Brien
Publisher: Normal, IL : Dalkey Archive Press, 1999.
Series: John F. Byrne Irish literature series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Dalkey Archive edView all editions and formats
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The Third Policeman is Flann O'Brien's comic novel about the nature of time, death, and existence. Told by a narrator who has committed a botched robbery and brutal murder, the novel follows him and his adventures in a two-dimensional police station where, through the theories of the scientist/philosopher de Selby, he is introduced to "Atomic Theory" and its relation to bicycles, the existence of eternity (which  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Flann O'Brien
ISBN: 156478214X 9781564782144
OCLC Number: 40489146
Description: xiii, 200 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Title: John F. Byrne Irish literature series.
Responsibility: by Flann O'Brien ; with an introduction by Denis Donoghue.

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With the publication of The Third Policeman, Dalkey Archive Press now has all of O'Brien's fiction back in print.  Read more...

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As with Scott Fitzgerald, there is a brilliant ease in his prose, a poignant grace glimmering off every page. --John Updike

 
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