Stimulus of sin: selected writings of John Broderick

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Lilliput Press, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages
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Athlone-born writer John Broderick was an astringent commentator on the rapidly shifting mores of Ireland from the 1950s to the 1980s. Better known for his novels, he was also a prolific reviewer and essayist. This new collection brings together a fascinating and eclectic selection of his book reviews and other journalism, as well as some previously unpublished short fiction.

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Acknowledgments I
The Consul and the Headhunters I 5
Marianne and the Bookject I 24

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About the author (2007)

John Broderick (1927-89) worked as a journalist and wrote numerous works including The Waking of Willie Ryan (1965), An Apology for Roses (1973) and The Trials of Father Dillingham (1975).

Madeline Kingston's post-graduate study of writer Julien Green led her to her subject. This is her first book.

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