BRENDHAM BEHAN - BORSTAL BOY

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BRENDHAM BEHAN - BORSTAL BOY

120.00

Published by Hutchinson UK 1st/1st 1958

First novel by poet, novelist, playwrite, boozer, hellraiser and IRA volunteer Behan, a much celebrated autobiographical account of the three years the author spent in borstal in Suffolk; banned in Ireland on account ot it's treatment of adolescent sexuality, questionable language, and it's critiques of Irish republicanism, social attitudes and the Catholic Church.

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Condition: very good