Third Policeman by Flann O'Brien
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Third Policeman
By Flann O'Brien

The Third Policeman

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Third Policeman by Flann O'Brien

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A masterpiece of black humour from the renown comic and acclaimed author of 'At Swim-Two-Birds' - Flann O'Brien. A thriller, a hilarious comic satire about an archetypal village police force, a surrealistic vision of eternity, the story of a tender, brief, unrequited love affair between a man and his bicycle, and a chilling fable of unending guilt, 'The Third Policeman' is comparable only to 'Alice in Wonderland' as an allegory of the absurd. Distinguished by endless comic invention and its delicate balancing of logic and fantasy, 'The Third Policeman' is unique in the English language.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780007247172
ISBN-10: 0007247176
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 130mm x 15mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: HarperPerennial
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 16-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Flann O'Brien

Flann O'Brien was one of the many pseudonyms of Brian O'Nolan, author of the classic novel 'At Swim- Two-Birds' and, under the name Myles na Gopaleen, writer of a celebrated satirical column in the Irish Times which appeared daily for almost thirty years. Highly praised by Samuel Beckett and James Joyce, amongst others, O'Brien is regarded as one of the great comic writers of the twentieth century. He died in 1966.

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