Days of Fear. Author Signed (1928)

Author: Frank Gallagher

Book ID: 63222

Price: 125.00

Days of Fear. London: Murray, 1928. First Edition. Pp, 175. Black cloth boards, title label to spine. Label faded, light wear to cloth, contents in good condition.

Inscribed by the Author on the front free endpaper: “From one Hunger Striker to another – Seamus MacCall from Frank Gallagher Xmas 1928”

The honest, candid and truthful sensations of a mind under the sustained physical suffering of a hunger-striker in Mountjoy Jail in 1920.

Frank Gallagher  (183 – 1962) was a noted journalist, author and republican. Throughout the war of independence and the civil war he served as an officer in the Dublin Brigade of the IRA  but his real influence was as an outstanding propagandist, working for the publicity staff of the underground republican government. He published several other works under the pseudonym David Hogan including ‘Four Glorious Years’ (1953) regarded as his best work. 

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