Further Cuttings from Cruiskeen Lawn

John F. Byrne Literature Series
Flann O'Brien
Preface by Kevin Nolan

When The Best of Myles was published in 1968, it was hailed (by S. J. Perelman among others) as one of the supreme comic achievements of the English language. Now, in response to the clamorous demands of men of science and the arts, men of steam, of straw and of the law, comes Further Cuttings from Cruiskeen Lawn.

Flann O’Brien adopted the name “Myles na Gopaleen” for the hilarious Cruiskeen Lawn column which he wrote for The Irish Times from 1940-1966. Whereas The Best of Myles covered the first five years of the column’s life, this companion edition covers the period from 1947-1957. Here can be found the true transcripts of Myles’s clashes with the law courts on charges of larceny, currency offenses, marrying without the consent of his parents, gang warfare, and using bad language; here too are bizarre obituaries, bores, banalities, jovialities and immoralities, and the return of the preposterous Brother. Also included is the first-ever Myles article.

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Preface by Kevin Nolan
Publication: John F. Byrne Literature Series
Format: Paperback / softback
Number of pages: 189
ISBN-13: 9781564782410
GTIN13: 9781564782410
Publication date: 3/1/2000
Language: eng
List price: $11.95