The Assassin. Limited Signed Edition (1928)
Author: Liam O'Flaherty
Book ID: 64197
The Assassin. London: Jonathan Cape, 1928. Pp 286. Blue buckram boards, Light blue buckram, gilt title to spine and author’s signature in gilt to upper cover. In original pictorial dust jacket. A nice bright copy.
Special Author’s Edition, Limited to 150 Numbered Copies, Specially Bound and Signed by the Author.
Based on the assassination of Irish government minister Kevin O’Higgins in 1927, O’Flaherty’s The Assassin captures Dublin life in a way that few other Irish writers have succeeded in doing.
A year following the publication Arthur Robinson directed the first eponymous film version, followed by another in 1935, directed by John Ford, a cousin of the author’s.
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