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O’Donoghue, In A Quiet Land.

O’Donoghue, John. In A Quiet Land. With a foreword by Sean O’Faolain. First Edition. London, B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1957. 14.5cm x 22cm. 208 pages. Original Hardcover with the rare, unclipped and beautifully illustrated dustjacket. Some minor signs of wear to dustjacket, mild foxing to edges, otherwise in very good condition.

John O’Donoghue was born in 1900 and grew up in a two-room cottage in County Kerry, helping his father on their small farm. ‘In a Quiet Land’ recreates his childhood in a culture and way of life that has since long vanished.

The publication includes for example the following chapters: My first Memories / The Fairies / The Wise Women / The Black Art / What happened out of School / Storms and Troubles / Wandering Visitors / The Bog / Gougane Barra / Fiddles and Bagpipes / Kenneth O’Hara / “The Last Glimpses of Erin” etc.

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O'Donoghue, In A Quiet Land.
O’Donoghue, In A Quiet Land.