by. Plunkett, James, 1920-.
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Plunkett fills up his episodic cross-cuts with all the right echoes-Joycean give-and-take, heady pub-talk, songs, slogans, headlines, brooding adolescents, ironic and poetic elders (the neighborhood eccentric, O'Sheehan, is a fount of Irish history and poetry: ""I am Ireland"").
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Set in Dublin during the Lockout of 1913, Strumpet City is a panoramic novel of city life. Strumpet City is acknowledged as his masterpiece. His other novels include Farewell Companions and The Circus Animals
Set in Dublin during the Lockout of 1913, Strumpet City is a panoramic novel of city life. It embraces a wide range of social milieux, from the miseries of the tenements to the cultivated, bourgeois Bradshaws. It introduces a memorable cast of characters: the main protagonist, Fitz, a model of the hard-working, loyal and abused trade unionist; the isolated, well-meaning and ineffectual Fr O'Connor; the wretched and destitute Rashers Tierney. His other novels include Farewell Companions and The Circus Animals. He was an accomplished short-story writer and also wrote for radio and theatre.
James Plunkett Kelly, or James Plunkett (21 May 1920 – 28 May 2003), was an Irish writer. He was educated at Synge Street CBS. Plunkett grew up among the Dublin working class and they, along with the petty bourgeoisie and lower intelligentsia, make up the bulk of the dramatis personae of his oeuvre
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James Plunkett Books. What your father did for a livelihood was of importance. Book Condition: Some wear to covers and browning to edges otherwise Good Copy Arrow Paperback 1978 Reprint Book Weight: 256g. Book Type: Irish Fiction
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