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O'Brien, Flann Schriftsteller 1911-1966

Overview
Works: 10 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 15 library holdings
Classifications: PR6029.N56, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Flann O'Brien
Publications by Flann O'Brien
Most widely held works by Flann O'Brien
The third policeman : a novel by Flann O'Brien( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
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 turns out to be just down the road), and de Selby's view that the earth is not round but "sausage-shaped." With the help of his newly found soul named "Joe, " he grapples with the riddles and contradictions that three eccentric policeman present to him
Harry Rowohlt liest Flann O'Brien: das harte Leben by Flann O'Brien( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in Undetermined and held by 2 libraries worldwide
At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O'Brien( Book )
2 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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
The Dalkey Archive : a novel by Flann O'Brien( Book )
2 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Myles away from Dublin : being a selection from the column written for the Nationalist and Leinster times, Carlow, under the name of George Knowall by Flann O'Brien( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A selection of George Knowall's journalism from The Nationalist and Leinster times, Carlow
Durst by Flann O'Brien( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
Myles before Myles : a selection of the earlier writings of Brian O'Nolan by Flann O'Brien( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Myles Before Myles is a wonderfully funny selection of writings from the pen of Brian O'Nolan (aka Flann O'Brien, Myles na Gopaleen, George Knowall). In this funfilled extravaganza he is, above all, an entertainer, a 'gas man'. Like much of O'Nolan's most entertaining work, the pieces in this did not originally appear in book form, but in periodicals and newspapers that are now almost impossible to find. Myles Before Myles reveals that some of his wittiest and most unusual were published years before Myles na Gopaleen (or Flann O'Brien) had even been born, and were destined to lie in almost co
The hard life : an exegesis of squalor by Flann O'Brien( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A comic look at Irish life. The narrator is Finbarr, an orphan raised amid the odor of good whisky and bad cooking. With a mixture of admiration and unease he watches his brother, Manus, turn into a young man of business, successful enough to move to England
The poor mouth = An béal bocht : a bad story about the hard life by Flann O'Brien( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The poor mouth : a bad story about the hard life by Flann O'Brien( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Presents the 1941 novel about Bonaparte O'Coonassa, an Irish peasant who shares a life of abject poverty with his family and neighbors in the village of Corkadoragha, one of the most beautiful places in the country
 
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English (10)
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