A Tale of Irish Life
By (author) Samuel Lover
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Handy Andy by Samuel Lover
Book Description"Handy Andy" is the most enduringly popular of the novels of Samuel Lover, author, artist and musician. The laughing philosopher of the title is Andy Rooney, a fellow who had 'the most singularly ingenious knack of doing everything the wrong way'. More than simply a comic novel, it has been described as 'a pill to purge melancholy'. Lover may be equally remembered for his portraiture, most notably his miniature portrait of Paganini, and for his many ballads. There is certainly a musicality in the language, combined with the accomplished artist's eye for composition in this wonderful and farcical tale of Irish life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845881986
(168mm x 124mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Nonsuch Publishing
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Samuel Lover
Handy Andy, Paperback / softback (June 2009)
Samuel Lover (1797-1868) was an Irish songwriter, novelist, as well as a painter. Lover produced a number of popular Irish songs. He also wrote novels, of which "Rory O'More" and "Handy Andy" are the best known.
More Legends and Stories of Ireland, Paperback (September 2006)
Written by Samuel Lover, an Irish writer, musician and artist; this title features a collection of poems. Including bar-room legends and fireside fables, it has been illustrated by the author.
Rory O'More, Paperback (May 2006)» View all books by Samuel Lover
Presents the novel which brought Samuel Lover to the public eye. This book's success led to adaptation for the London stage, running at the Adelphi for 100 nights. It is partly a love tale, and partly a social commentary.
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