Brendan Behan: A Life

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Roberts Rinehart, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 334 pages
Brendan Behan -- self-described drinker with a writing problem -- is in the same league as literary legends T. S. Eliot, James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, and Dylan Thomas. Drawing on a major collection of Behan's prison correspondence and documents, the author also interviewed family members, friends, writers, as well as Behan's editors and producers.

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Irish writer Brendan Behan (1923-64) was adored unconditionally by his beloved Granny, endowed with a great love of the written word by his father, and inspired to embrace republicanism and the IRA by ... Read full review


PART ONE 19231946
Adrift in Dublin Bohemia
Between Paris and Home

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O'Sullivan has written biographies of Sean Lemass and Mary Robinson.

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