The Gates Flew Open. Cork: Mercier Press, 1965. Paperback in glazed wrappers. Signed by the Author on title-page.
Peadar O'Donnell's own story about his time in Mountjoy Prison during the Irish Civil War. "I began writing to escape the bare walls of the prison cell. I found it stimulating. Human nature is great stuff, it has just two enemies, one is fear, the other is poverty."