O'Sullivan's memoir of growing up on the Great Blasket, a sparsely inhabited Gaelic-speaking island off the Atlantic coast of Ireland. The only book I have ever reviewed which simply had to be praised without reservation.-Sean O'Faolain, The Listener. Introductory Note by E. M. Forster.
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Author Biography - Maurice O'Sullivan
Maurice O'Sullivan was born in 1904 and joined the Civic Guard of the nascent Irish Republic as a young man, but found that law enforcement was not to his liking. While posted in Connemara he wrote a novel, Twenty Years A-Growing, for the entertainment was friends. He drowned tragically in 1950, leaving behind a widow and two children.