The Scarperer. Afterword By Rae Jeffs. New Yok: Doubledy, 1964. Pp First Edition. A very good copy in lightly spotted pictorial dust jacket.
Behan's only novel drawing on his extensive knowledge of criminal activity in Dublin and Paris. It first appeared in an an engaging serial for the 'Irish Times' under a pseudonym Emmet Street and was first published in book form in in the US in 1964 with the UK edition following in 1966.