Twenty Years A-Growing. First Translated Edition (1933)

Author: Maurice O'Sullivan

Book ID: 65523

Price: 95.00

Twenty Years A-Growing. Rendered from the Original Irish by Moya Llewelyn Davies and George Thomson. With an introductory note by E.M. Forster. London: Chatto & Windus, 1933. First Edition. Pp, xii, 323. Pale green cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to spine, in publisher’s cream dust jacket printed in green. Light fading to cloth, jacket worn & chipped along edges. Neat ownership inscription to half-title, small newspaper clipping pasted to title page.

Maurice O’Sullivan was born on the Great Blasket in 1904, and ‘Twenty Years A-Growing’ tells the story of his youth and of a way of life on the island off the Kerry coast.

The original edition in Irish ‘Fiche Blian Ag Fás’ was published by The Talbot Press in the same year.

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