'Many studies have been written about the quest for the Great American Novel. Anyone seeking its Irish equivalent need search no further.' --Eileen Battersby, The Irish Times'If there is one novel that bares the soul of Dublin as much as the life-in-one-day of Ulysses, it is James Plunkett's Strumpet City' --Donal O'Donoghue RTE Guide. 30 March 2013'Dublin City Libraries has chosen the masterpiece as its One City, One Book for 2013. Epic.' --Joe Duffy The Irish Mail on Sunday 24 March 2013 --This text refers to the Paperback edition. Novel of life and hard times in Dublin during the angry years leading up to the First World War.
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Novel of life and hard times in Dublin during the angry years leading up to the First World War.About the Author:
The late James Plunkett drew on his city centre working-class background, and his commitment to the labour movement, as the background for his fiction. Strumpet City is acknowledged as his masterpiece. His other novels include Farewell Companions and The Circus Animals. He was an accomplished short story writer and also wrote for radio and for the theatre.
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110090966309