The Knife. A Novel of Strife and Love in Ireland's Troubled Times. Dublin: Irish Humanities Centre, 1980. Second Edition. A good copy in pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed by the Author on the title-page.
'The Knife, now reprinted after fifty years, is his (O'Donnell's) greatest novel. On a miniature canvas, it is Ireland's War and Peace.' This edition includes an Introductory Note by Grattan Freyer and a portrait of the author as a young man from a drawing by Sean O'Sullivan.