Borstal Boy. First Edition (1958)

Author: Brendan Behan

Book ID: 66736

Price: 225.00

Borstal Boy. London: Hutchinson, 1958. First Edition. Pp, 343. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Recently bound in half dark brown morocco over marbled boards, with raised bands, gilt-stamped devices& lettering to spine. A fine bright copy, handsomely bound.

Behan’s beautifully written account of his three-year stretch in a juvenile detention centre in England. He was arrested in Liverpool when he was caught in 1939, at age 16, carrying a suitcase full of explosive devices. 

Ideal gift copy.

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