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Liam O"Flaherty

a study of the short fiction

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Published by Twayne in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • O"Flaherty, Liam, 1896- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Ireland in literature,
  • Fiction -- Technique,
  • Short story

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-177) and index.

    Statement[compiled by] James M. Cahalan.
    SeriesTwayne"s studies in short fiction ;, no. 23
    ContributionsCahalan, James M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6029.F5 Z63 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1869130M
    ISBN 100805783121
    LC Control Number90027559

    “The Sniper” begins just before dawn in Dublin, Ireland, during the Irish Civil War. A Republic sniper sits on a roof and lights a cigarette despite knowing that the flash of his lighter might tip off his enemy. It does, and an enemy sniper, a Free Stater, sends a bullet flying overhead. The.   Liam O'Flaherty aka Liam Ó Flaithearta () was a significant Irish novelist and short story writer and a major figure in the Irish literary renaissance. O'Flaherty was the son of Maidhc Ó Flaithearta and Maggie Ganley of Gort na gCapall. In , at Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing.

    Buy The Assassin by Liam O'Flaherty online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $   Liam O’Flaherty is occasionally cited by Irish socialists as one of their own. His early membership of the Communist Party of Ireland, (he was editor of its newspaper Workers’ Republic for a time), and participation in the comic opera occupation of the Rotunda “soviet” in are given as support for this false iconography.. The fact is that as documented in his autobiography.

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Liam O'Flaherty () was born in the Aran Islands of Ireland. He performed a number of odd jobs before writing his first novel in Awarded the Irish Academy of Letters Award for Literature, O'Flaherty wrote fourteen novels, a number of short stories, and countless other works. The Informer was first published in /5(20).

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Liam O'Flaherty is the guardian of a lifestyle and a traditional way of thinking which died with the Great Famine. Read "Famine" and you'll know why the Irish are the way they are.

It's recommended reading for anyone trying to get a peek at the Irish psyche/5(34). Regarded as a major figure of the Irish literary renaissance, Liam O'Flaherty () became a founding member of the Community Party of Ireland, and wrote novels and short stories, rather than entering the priesthood as planned.

Biography. Liam O’Flaherty was born on Inishmore, in the Aran Islands in He had a hard upbringing but, as he showed marked intelligence, was able to get a seminary education. He went to Holy Cross College, a seminary in Dublin, but dropped out and went to University College and gave his support to the Irish rebels, before joining the British army and fighting in World War I.

Famine by Liam O'Flaherty gives you a pretty good idea of how hard life was there at this time (Jane Eyre was published while the famine was ongoing), especially for the poor.

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