Flann O'Brien's gloriously wicked satire of the traditional Irish peasant novel, The Poor Mouth tells the shamelessly ironic story of Bonaparte O'Coonassa, born in the West of Ireland `on a terrible winter's night'.

A hymn to the world of potatoes, rain and `excellent poverty', this cruelly funny assault on the fashionable Gaelic Revival of the day brought the wrath of the custodians of national sentiment upon O'Brien's head for many years thereafter.

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ISBN/EAN 9780586087480
Author Flann O'Brien
Publisher HarperCollins
Imprint Flamingo
Publication date 10 Mar 1988
Format Paperback
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Irish Historic Fiction

The Poor Mouth

Flann O'Brien
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The classic satire from the renowned comic and acclaimed author of `At Swim-Two-Birds' - Flann O'Brien.

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