At Swim-two-birds (Penguin Modern Classics)

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At Swim-Two-Birds

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At Swim-Two-Birdsis both a comedy and a fantasy of such staggering originality that itbaffles description and very nearly beggars our sense of delight.

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Flann O'Brien's innovative metafictional work, whose unruly characters strike out their own paths in life to the frustration of their author, At Swim-Two-Birds is a brilliant impressionistic jumble of ideas, mythology and nonsense published in Penguin Modern Classics.

Flann O'Brien's first novel tells the story of a young, indolent undergraduate, who lives with his curmudgeonly uncle in Dubin and spends far too much time drinking with his friends. When not drunk or in bed he likes to invent wild stories peoples with hilarious and unlikely characters - but somehow his creations won't do what he wants them to. A dazzling work of farce, satire, folklore and absurdity that gives full rein to its author's dancing intellect and Celtic wit, At Swim-Two-Birds is both a brilliant comic send-up of Irish literature and culture, and a portrayal of Dublin to compare with Joyce's Ulysses.

Brian Ó Nualláin, (1911-1966), better known by his pseudonym Flann O'Brien, was born in Strabane, County Tyrone, and studied at University College Dublin before joining the Irish Civil Service.

Ifyou enjoyed At Swim-Two-Birds, you might like Vladimir Nabokov's Pale Fire, also available in Penguin Modern Classics.

'This is just the book to give your sister if she's a loud, dirty, boozy girl'

Dylan Thomas

'That's a real writer, with the true comic spirit'

James Joyce, author of Ulysses

'A brilliant, beer-soaked miniature masterpiece'

Time

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Flann O Brien
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ISBN 10: 0141182687 ISBN 13: 9780141182681
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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Repr.. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Flann O Brien s innovative metafictional work, whose unruly characters strike out their own paths in life to the frustration of their author, At Swim-Two-Birds is a brilliant impressionistic jumble of ideas, mythology and nonsense published in Penguin Modern Classics. Flann O Brien s first novel tells the story of a young, indolent undergraduate, who lives with his curmudgeonly uncle in Dubin and spends far too much time drinking with his friends. When not drunk or in bed he likes to invent wild stories peoples with hilarious and unlikely characters - but somehow his creations won t do what he wants them to. A dazzling work of farce, satire, folklore and absurdity that gives full rein to its author s dancing intellect and Celtic wit, At Swim-Two-Birds is both a brilliant comic send-up of Irish literature and culture, and a portrayal of Dublin to compare with Joyce s Ulysses. Brian O Nuallain, (1911-1966), better known by his pseudonym Flann O Brien, was born in Strabane, County Tyrone, and studied at University College Dublin before joining the Irish Civil Service.Ifyou enjoyed At Swim-Two-Birds, you might like Vladimir Nabokov s Pale Fire, also available in Penguin Modern Classics. This is just the book to give your sister if she s a loud, dirty, boozy girl Dylan Thomas That s a real writer, with the true comic spirit James Joyce, author of Ulysses A brilliant, beer-soaked miniature masterpiece Time. Nº de ref. de la librería APG9780141182681

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Repr.. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Flann O Brien s innovative metafictional work, whose unruly characters strike out their own paths in life to the frustration of their author, At Swim-Two-Birds is a brilliant impressionistic jumble of ideas, mythology and nonsense published in Penguin Modern Classics. Flann O Brien s first novel tells the story of a young, indolent undergraduate, who lives with his curmudgeonly uncle in Dubin and spends far too much time drinking with his friends. When not drunk or in bed he likes to invent wild stories peoples with hilarious and unlikely characters - but somehow his creations won t do what he wants them to. A dazzling work of farce, satire, folklore and absurdity that gives full rein to its author s dancing intellect and Celtic wit, At Swim-Two-Birds is both a brilliant comic send-up of Irish literature and culture, and a portrayal of Dublin to compare with Joyce s Ulysses. Brian O Nuallain, (1911-1966), better known by his pseudonym Flann O Brien, was born in Strabane, County Tyrone, and studied at University College Dublin before joining the Irish Civil Service.Ifyou enjoyed At Swim-Two-Birds, you might like Vladimir Nabokov s Pale Fire, also available in Penguin Modern Classics. This is just the book to give your sister if she s a loud, dirty, boozy girl Dylan Thomas That s a real writer, with the true comic spirit James Joyce, author of Ulysses A brilliant, beer-soaked miniature masterpiece Time. Nº de ref. de la librería APG9780141182681

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, At Swim-two-birds, Flann O'Brien, Flann O'Brien's first novel is a brilliant impressionistic jumble of ideas, mythology and nonsense. Operating on many levels it incorporates plots within plots, giving full rein to O'Brien's dancing intellect and Celtic wit. The undergraduate narrator lives with his uncle in Dublin, drinks too much with his friends and invents stories peopled with hilarious and unlikely characters, one of whom, in a typical O'Brien conundrum, creates a means by which women can give birth to full-grown people. Flann O'Brien's blend of farce, satire and fantasy result in a remarkable, astonishingly innovative book. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780141182681

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Descripción Penguin Uk. Estado de conservación: New. 2000. Paperback. The undergraduate narrator lives with his uncle in Dublin, drinks too much with his friends and invents stories peopled with hilarious and unlikely characters, one of whom, creates a means by which women can give birth to full-grown people. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 13. Weight in Grams: 168. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Nº de ref. de la librería V9780141182681

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