Strumpet City

 
9780090966301: Strumpet City

Novel of life and hard times in Dublin during the angry years leading up to the First World War.

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The late James Plunkett drew on his city-centre working-class background, and his commitment to the labour movement, as the background for his fiction. Strumpet City is acknowledged as his masterpiece. His other novels include Farewell Companions and The Circus Animals. He was an accomplished short-story writer and also wrote for radio and theatre.

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`Plunkett's seminal book provided a graphic depiction of a major event in a flawed society, which was ultimately a conflict between two sets of values - the values of the slum, interdependence and collective solidarity versus the values of the quick buck' -- SIPTU President, Jack O'Connor `Many studies have been written about the quest for the Great American Novel. Anyone seeking its Irish equivalent need search no further.' Eileen Battersby, The Irish Times If there is one novel that bares the soul of Dublin as much as the 'life-in-one-day'of Ulysses, it is James Plunkett's Strumpet City. -- Donal O'Donoghue * RTE *

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Plunkett, James
Published by Hutchinson (1969)
ISBN 10: 0090966309 ISBN 13: 9780090966301
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110090966309

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