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Flotsam And Jetsam
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  • Published: 1 January 1997
  • ISBN: 9780749396961
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $24.99

Flotsam And Jetsam


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KEY POINTS: * One of Ireland's greatest living writers. * Praise for Donkey's Years: * 'The best book since Langrishe. It's absolutely wonderful. He is still the best English language prose stylist in the country' Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill. * 'Donkey's Years must rank as one of the finest books in English since the war' - The Phoenix

THE BOOK: Flotsam and Jetsam is a selection of prose, some previously unpublished, written over the last thirty five years by one of Ireland's greatest writers. It includes work adapted from earlier novels, short stories and radio plays.

  • Pub date: 1 January 1997
  • ISBN: 9780749396961
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $24.99

About the Author

Aidan Higgins

Aidan Higgins was born in 1927. Langrishe Go Down, his first novel, won the James Tait Black memorial Prize and the Irish Academy of Letters Award, and was later filmed for television with a screenplay by Harold Pinter. His second novel, Balcony of Europe, was shortlisted for the 1972 Booker Prize. The novel Lions of the Grunewald appeared in 1993 and a collection of shorter fiction, Flotsam and jetsam, in 1996. Donkey's Years and Dog Days were the first two volumes of the Higgins Bestiary which concludes with this volume.

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