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Brendan Behan’s Island.  An Irish Sketch-Book (1962)

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  • Category: Literature, Poetry, Local History, Gift Ideas

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Brendan Behan's Island.  An Irish Sketch-Book.  With Drawings by Paul Hogarth.  London: Hutchinson, 1962.  First Edition.  Pp 192. A very copy in pictorial dust jacket.  

From the snug of the 'Shaky Man' (probably the nearest pub to Guinness Brewery in Dublin) Brendan Behan take us on a tour of his native country.  Enlivened with song, poem, story and Paul Hogarth's drawings. Paul Hogarth, the illustrator, was a direct descendant of William Hogarth. He spent a year travelling in Ireland with Behan to catch the true spirit.

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