Representingthe earliest example of modernist fiction in Irish, thisnarrativefollows Micil O'Maolain, who has been hit by a car shortly after arriving from Galway to look for work. Emerging from the hospital, he has lost an arm and a leg, and his facehas been disfigured.He becomes a sideshow freak to support himself, traveling around England and even back to Galway, but he eventually returnsto London, where he dies, down and out, in one of the city's parks."
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(220mm x 142mm x 13mm)
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Author Biography - Padraic O'Conaire
Padraic O'Conaire was one of Ireland's greatest Gaelic writers. He was the author of several celebrated stories and verses.